Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
feminine noun
1. (thinking) 
a. pondering 
Tras muchas cavilaciones, Elena decidió quedarse con el perro.After much pondering, Elena decided to keep the dog.
Cuando entramos en clase, encontramos al profesor mirando por la ventana, sumido en sus cavilaciones.When we came into the classroom we found our teacher looking out the window, lost in deep thought.
1. (general) 
a. deep thought, pondering 
1 (meditación) deep thought; rumination
2 (sospecha) suspicion
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