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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a contemplative or thoughtful manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • pensively he stared at the painting
  • Adjective : a pensive mood. ,a pensive adagio
  • "I suppose he does," pensively, "but I shall be terribly jealous of your old men with the pneumonia, and your girls with appendicitis.
  • Alvin swigged his beer and Carl held his pensively. for more
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