Definition of 'pensive'
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He looks a little pensive and stiff. 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)The next beat she turns pensive: she has two dogs to look after. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The mood again turned pensive. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)In others he is praying, or striking a military posture, or looking pensive and scholarly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was pictured in Los Angeles looking pensive as he spoke to two protection officers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another walker said: 'He kept his head down and looked pensive and pale. 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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