Definition of “meditation” - English Dictionary

“meditation” in British English

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uk /ˌmed.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌmed.əˈteɪ.ʃən/

the act of giving your attention to only one thing, either as a religious activity or as a way of becoming calm and relaxed:

prayer and meditation
She practises meditation.

[ C or U ] serious thought or study, or the product of this activity:

Let us spend a few moments in quiet meditation.
I left him deep in meditation.
The book is a meditation on the morality of art.
adjective uk /ˈmed.ɪ.tə.tɪv/ us /ˈmed.ə.teɪ.t̬ɪv/ formal

(Definition of “meditation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)