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pensive

Saltos de línea: pen|sive
Pronunciación: /ˈpɛnsɪv
 
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Definición de pensive en inglés:

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'.

Derivados

pensively

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • 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

2
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • 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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