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- adj. thoughtful (deep in thought); meditating
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of thought; thoughtful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of thought; deeply thoughtful.
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John Fiske, in his lecture on "Communal Life," says that astute persons add nothing of value to the community in which they live -- their mission being to be the admired glass of fashion for the non-cogitabund.