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Synonyms for ruminator

a reflective thinker characterized by quiet contemplation

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He is known in psychiatric circles as a ruminator - someone who morbidly obsesses about something, as a result of depression.
Here was the criticism's most eminent ruminator counseling O'Hara to be bold, stretch his wings, and flap.
Maria Lauenstein, a Massachusetts writer, and former English teacher in Sikkim, an Indian state in the Himalayas, in Ruminator Review (Fall 2002)
DM: Bly recently wrote a short essay for the Ruminator Review called "Generations.
A ruminator can either be an optimist or a pessimist.
75 million not-for-profit corporate merger that houses four Twin Cities literary institutions (the Loft Literary Center, Minnesota Center for the Book Arts, Milkweed Editions, and Ruminator Books)--and you'll find yourself in a vestibule free of clutter.
Nellie Stone Johnson: Hungry The Life of an Activist by David Brauer Ruminator Books, February 2000, $23.
I never sat down and thought about how I want to live my life; I'm a doer, rather than a ruminator.
Eventually, a slight depression sets in and the ruminator becomes melancholy.
Troubled Minnesota independent bookstore, Ruminator Books, announced both good and bad news yesterday.