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pensive

adjective  us   /ˈpen·sɪv/
quiet and thinking seriously: James was more pensive than usual.
pensively
adverb  us   /ˈpen·sɪv·li/
He gazed pensively out the window.
Translations of “pensive”
in Arabic مُتأمّل…
in Korean 수심에 잠긴…
in Malaysian dlm keadaan termenung…
in French pensif…
in Italian pensieroso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沉思的, 憂戚的…
in Vietnamese trầm ngâm…
in Spanish pensativo…
in Portuguese pensativo…
in Thai ครุ่นคิด…
in German gedankenvoll…
in Catalan pensiu…
in Japanese 物思いに沈んだ, 物思わしげな…
in Indonesian termenung-menung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沉思的, 忧戚的…
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