1. The act of meditating; close or continued thought; the turning or revolving of a subject in the mind; serious contemplation; reflection; musing. "Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in thy sight." (Ps. Xix. 14)

2. Thought; without regard to kind. "With wings as swift As meditation or the thoughts of love." (Shak)

Origin: OE. Meditacioun, F. Meditation, fr. L. Meditatio.

(01 Mar 1998)