Meaning of pensive

pen•sive

Pronunciation: (pen'siv), [key]
— adj.
  1. dreamily or wistfully thoughtful: a pensive mood.
  2. expressing or revealing thoughtfulness, usually marked by some sadness: a pensive adagio.
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