Definition of musing in English:


Syllabification: mus·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈmyo͞oziNG


(usually musings)


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  • Characterized by reflection or deep thought: the sad musing gaze
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    • For all its casual, musing style, this is an ambitious book.
    • I could send you an advance version of the book, and you could do a review, a related article, or a musing right here.
    • She brings a deep musing regret to her recital of a sad poem about true love untimely slain, how it will never rise from the grave again.



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  • ‘Interesting,’ he said musingly, almost to himself.
  • ‘I have a nasty feeling about all of this,’ Alexander said musingly.
  • ‘We were only in the Valley for a day and a half,’ he said musingly.

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