Perpension Per*pen"sion, n. [See {Perpend}.] Careful consideration; pondering. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • perpension — pə(r)ˈpenchən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin perpension , perpensio, from Latin perpensus (past participle of perpendere to perpend) + ion, io ion more at perpend : careful weighing in the mind : reflection, consideration …   Useful english dictionary

  • perpension — per·pen·sion …   English syllables

  • Perpensity — Per*pen si*ty, n. Perpension. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Attention — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Attention >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 attention attention Sgm: N 1 mindfulness mindfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 intentness intentness intentiveness Sgm: N 1 alertness alertness Sgm: N 1 thought …   English dictionary for students

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