Definition of 'pensive'
Example sentences containing 'pensive'
The Sun (2014)
He looks pensive for a moment.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The mood was pensive as each board member filed into the high school classroom and sat in chairs arranged in a large oval.Christianity Today (2000)
It's an anniversary that has put him in pensive mood.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The mood again turned pensive.BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2010)
She is a composer; she has a warm and vulnerable face and veers wildly between moods, usually pensive or laughing.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
No. Did I nod whilst looking pensive?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of pensive from the Collins English Dictionary