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pensive

adjective uk   /ˈpen.sɪv/ us  
thinking in a quiet way, often with a serious expression on your face: She became withdrawn and pensive, hardly speaking to anyone.
pensively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He gazed pensively at the glass in front of him, lost in thought.
Translations of “pensive”
in Spanish pensativo…
in Korean 수심에 잠긴…
in Arabic مُتأمّل…
in Portuguese pensativo…
in French pensif…
in German gedankenvoll…
in Catalan pensiu…
in Japanese 物思いに沈んだ, 物思わしげな…
in Italian pensieroso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沉思的, 憂戚的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沉思的, 忧戚的…
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