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Related to contemplation: contemplation of death
contemplationnoun absorption, aim, attention, brooding, calculation, cerebration, cogitation, consideration, contemplatio, deliberateness, design, determination, engrossment, envisagement, envisionment, examination, excogitation, expectance, forethought, goal, inspection, intellectualization, intent, intention, introspection, musing, observance, plan, pondering, preoccupation, prospect, ratiocination, reasoning, reflection, resolve, reverie, review, rumination, scrutiny, seriousness, speculation, study, surveillance, thought, thoughtfulness, weighing
Associated concepts: contemplation of assignment, contemmlation of bankruptcy, contemplation of insolvency, connemplation of marriage, contemplation of parties, in connemplation of death
See also: care, conjecture, deliberation, design, dialectic, differentiation, diligence, discernment, discretion, discrimination, expectation, forethought, hindsight, intent, introspection, judgment, outlook, prospect, purview, speculation, target, thought