Pensive in a sentence

10 example sentences for Pensive

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Pensive - Definition


»  expressing or revealing sad thoughtfulness


Use Pensive in a sentence


  • Unrequited love caused her to be in a very pensive mood.

  • Because James was sick of his wife’s pensive look, he finally answered her question.

  • After losing his job, Alex became more pensive than ever.

  • Do you find the actor’s pensive look as sexy as I do?

  • The pensive young man spent a great deal of time contemplating his future.



  • I, for one, find his pensive look a bit scary!

  • Since he attended his ex-wife’s wedding, Bob has been quite pensive.

  • Even though the woman seemed happy, the bartender could not help but notice the sad and pensive look on her face.

  • As the widow left the cemetery, her pensive stare was enough to make the mourners cry.

  • While Jane had been quite carefree in her youth, her older years have made her quite pensive.


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Pensive Synonyms


sad, withdrawn, mournful


Pensive Antonyms


cheery, carefree, joyous, light-hearted


Related Forms


pensively (adverb), pensiveness (noun)


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