- having the appearance of thinking.
- looking thoughtful, especially from sadness.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. Â§ 4.
- : Abstruse thought and profound researches I prohibit, and will severely punish, by the melancholy which they introduce
Etymology: From French pensif, from penser, from Latin pensare
- German: nachdenklich
- Italian: pensieroso(it)
- Spanish: pensativo(es)
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