Definición de pensive en inglés:

pensive

Saltos de línea: pen|sive
Pronunciación: /ˈpɛnsɪv
 
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adjetivo

Engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought: a pensive mood
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He was still a serious pensive boy but slightly older, he didn't run so much, nor did he stare around him.
  • The eerie stillness of the music and voice reflects the pensive, self-critical nature of the lyric.
  • He asked the question as if he were serious, his face pensive as if he were really trying to figure it out.
Sinónimos
thoughtful, thinking, reflective, contemplative, musing, meditative, introspective, prayerful, philosophical, cogitative, ruminative, absorbed, engrossed, rapt, preoccupied, deep/immersed/lost in thought, in a brown study, broody, serious, studious, solemn, dreamy, dreaming;
wistful, brooding, melancholy, sad
rare ruminant

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French pensif, -ive, from penser 'think', from Latin pensare 'ponder', frequentative of pendere 'weigh'.

Derivativos

pensively

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Anita was deep in thought, staring pensively at the grass.
  • A little boy is pictured with his hands raised high, eyes looking off camera, lips pursed pensively to show off his adorable chubby cheeks.
  • He studies his smoked-salmon starter pensively.

pensiveness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He sensed her pensiveness though, and called her on it.
  • They are joyful images in vibrant greens and yellows, but at the same time they evoke a pensiveness in viewers that some might find hard to shake off.
  • Mama, however, did not understand my pensiveness.

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