Pensive is an adjective that is used to describe being quietly sad or thoughtful. expressing or revealing thoughtfulness.


  1. He was looking ‘pensive’, this may have been due to the bad news that he had been dealt with.
  2. She was assiduously in a ‘pensive’ state. It’s like she had the worries of the whole world on her shoulders.
  3. His striking ‘pensive’ pose made for a great Facebook profile picture.

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