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1. pensive

adjective. ['ˈpɛnsɪv'] deeply or seriously thoughtful; .

Synonyms

  • pondering
  • contemplative
  • reflective
  • ruminative
  • brooding
  • meditative
  • broody
  • musing

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • heedless
  • frivolous
  • superficial

Etymology

  • pensif (French)
  • penso (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Pensive

  • comprehensive
  • counteroffensive
  • hypertensive
  • apprehensive
  • inoffensive
  • extensive
  • intensive
  • defensive
  • offensive

Example sentences of the word pensive


1. Adjective
Apollo was a multitalented god and could appear pensive, happy, angry or in love.

2. pensive

adjective. ['ˈpɛnsɪv'] showing pensive sadness.

Synonyms

  • sad

Antonyms

  • inconsiderate
  • unthoughtfulness

Etymology

  • pensif (French)
  • penso (Latin)
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