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Adjective: pensive  pen-siv
  1. Deeply or seriously thoughtful
    "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a pensive melancholy young man";
    - brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pondering, reflective, ruminative
  2. Showing pensive sadness
    "the sensitive and pensive response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty";
    - wistful

See also: sad, thoughtful

Encyclopedia: Pensive