Definition of contemplative:
thoughtful, smart, incisive, ruminant, reflective, intellectual, musing, study at pensive, ruminative, insightful, cogitative, studious, excogitative, sound, broody, perceptive, attentive, reasoned, brooding, thinking, speculative, deliberative, thoughts, deductive, pensive, meditative, pondering, in a brown study.
dejected (part of speech: adjective)
- questioning (part of speech: adjective)
- "Roderick Hudson", Henry James.
And you would feel, if you yourself were thoughtful and contemplative, and much given to study a lady's eyes, that, such as they were, every lady would possess the like if only it were given to her to choose.- "An Old Man's Love", Anthony Trollope.
- "Christian Mysticism", William Ralph Inge.