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  1. brooding, incubation(noun)

    sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

    Synonyms:
    incubation, brooding, pensiveness

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless

  2. pensiveness, brooding(adj)

    persistent morbid meditation on a problem

    Synonyms:
    meditativeness, pensiveness, brooding, contemplativeness, incubation

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless

  3. brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative(adj)

    deeply or seriously thoughtful

    Synonyms:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, wistful, broody, reflective, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    thoughtless

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