pensive definition

  • adjective:
    • profoundly, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful.
    • Suggestive or expressive of melancholy thoughtfulness.
    • getting the look of deep, frequently melancholic, thinking.
    • searching thoughtful, specially from sadness.
    • Thoughtful, sober, or unfortunate; employed in really serious representation; fond of, or positive to, serious or melancholy musing.
    • Expressing or recommending thoughtfulness with despair.
    • profoundly or seriously thoughtful
    • showing pensive despair
  • others:
    • Engaged in severe idea or reflection; fond of serious musing: usually implying some degree of anxiety, depression, or gloom; thoughtful and significantly melancholy.
    • articulating thoughtfulness with sadness; betokening or conducive to thoughtful or earnest musing.
    • Synonyms Meditative, reflective, sober.

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    • Sustained believed typically accompnied by despair.
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