think deeply and thoughtfully, especially when considering a possible course of action or future event
look at quietly and solemnly
"contemplate one's navel"
"I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
"He is meditating in his study"
"I mulled over the events of the afternoon"
"philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"
"The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
Julian was silent then, and sate contemplating.
Too deeply occupied with their own projects to contemplate on those of others.
出自： I. D