pensive

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Looking thoughtful, especially from sadness

Abstruse thought and profound researches I prohibit, and will severely punish, by the pensive melancholy which they introduce.

Having the appearance of deep, often melancholic, thinking
{a} sorrowful, thoughtful, serious
Expressing or suggesting thoughtfulness with sadness; as, pensive numbers
If you are pensive, you are thinking deeply about something, especially something that worries you slightly. He looked suddenly sombre, pensive. = thoughtful + pensively pen·sive·ly Angela stared pensively out of the window. thinking a lot about something, especially because you are worried or sad thoughtful (pensif, from penser )
showing pensive sadness; "the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty
having the appearance of thinking
Thoughtful, sober, or sad; employed in serious reflection; given to, or favorable to, earnest or melancholy musing
persistently or morbidly thoughtful
showing pensive sadness; "the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty"
{s} thoughtful, musing, meditative
pensative
pensively
In a thoughtful or reflective manner
pensiveness
A thoughtful or reflective state, especially if sad or melancholic

We left quietly so as not to disturb the widow's pensiveness.

pensively
{a} with melancholy, sadly, seriously
pensiveness
{n} melancholy, thoughtfulness
pensively
in a pensive manner; "pensively he stared at the painting
pensively
thoughtfully, musingly, meditatively
pensively
in a pensive manner; "pensively he stared at the painting"
pensively
In a pensive manner
pensiveness
deep serious thoughtfulness persistent morbid meditation on a problem
pensiveness
A thoughtful or reflective state, especially if sad or melancholy
pensiveness
The state of being pensive; serious thoughtfulness; seriousness
pensiveness
{i} thoughtfulness; meditativeness, state of being immersed in thought
pensiveness
deep serious thoughtfulness
pensiveness
persistent morbid meditation on a problem
pensive
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