Pensive is an adjective that is used to describe being quietly sad or thoughtful. expressing or revealing thoughtfulness.
- He was looking ‘pensive’, this may have been due to the bad news that he had been dealt with.
- She was assiduously in a ‘pensive’ state. It’s like she had the worries of the whole world on her shoulders.
- His striking ‘pensive’ pose made for a great Facebook profile picture.