ETYM French contemplatif, Latin contemplativus.
1. Pertaining to contemplation; addicted to, or employed in, contemplation; meditative.
2. Having the power of contemplation.
ETYM Cf. French spéculatif, Latin speculativus.
1. Given to speculation; contemplative.
2. Involving, or formed by, speculation; theoretical; not established by demonstration.
3. Of or pertaining to risky investments in land, goods, shares, etc.
1. Exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
2. Having intellectual depth