Definition of pensée in English:

pensée

Line breaks: pen¦sée
Pronunciation: /pɒ̃ˈseɪ
 
, pɑ̃se/

noun

  • A thought or reflection put into literary form; an aphorism: an unpretentious collection of comic pensées
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    • ‘Our nature consists in motion,’ wrote Pascal - a pensée purring beneath the far-flung dispatches of his first book.
    • Frustratingly, these pensées are almost invariably generalized.
    • Even so, Godard's barrage of images, sound bites, allusions and pensées remains invigorating rather than numbing, compelling us not only to look but to see and to hear.

Origin

French.

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