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See definition of pensiveness on Dictionary.com
  • as inabstraction
  • as ingloom
  • as inmelancholy
  • as inmournfulness
  • as inmusing
  • as inreflection
  • as inreverie

synonyms for pensiveness

  • absorption
  • aloofness
  • brooding
  • cogitation
  • consideration
  • contemplation
  • daydreaming
  • detachment
  • engrossment
  • entrancement
  • musing
  • preoccupation
  • reflection
  • remoteness
  • reverie
  • thinking
  • trance
  • pondering
  • reflecting
  • ruminating
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antonyms for pensiveness

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  • disdain
  • disregard
  • ignorance
  • neglect
  • cheer
  • cheerfulness
  • confidence
  • contentment
  • delight
  • gladness
  • happiness
  • hopefulness
  • joy
  • joyfulness
  • pleasure
  • trust
  • comfort
  • animation
  • brightness
  • contentedness
  • encouragement
  • light
  • sparkle
  • sunniness
  • vivaciousness
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    How to use pensiveness in a sentence

    “With the removal of TikTok, everything went away — followers, fame, income and offers,” he says, his tone pensive.
    IT’LL TAKE MORE THAN 15 SECONDS TO REBUILD VIRALITYPALLABI MUNSIDECEMBER 2, 2020OZY
    But Salvator was capable of pensiveness, of faith, and of fear.'
    ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
    On the outside was a very suitable pensiveness, and affection for all that she was leaving.
    THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
    Selim shivered all at once and woke up from his pensiveness.
    HANIAHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
    Instead, they wore again the far-away look of dreamy pensiveness.
    DESTINYCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
    The pensiveness was a dove brooding on a secure peace; her eyes, gazing ahead, had the gravity of a childs seeing happy visions.
    PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
    Mr. and Mrs. Gardiner sat in silent pensiveness, according to their wont, contemplating the boats on the water.
    THE VICISSITUDES OF BESSIE FAIRFAXHARRIET PARR
    It gave her an air of pensiveness, of submission, the more striking in a person of so much character.
    THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
    But the sad incident tempered his mind with a sort of pensiveness that lasted throughout the morning, and quite till lunch.
    INDIAN SUMMERWILLIAM D. HOWELLS
    I wrote poems to her, which she read with a graceful pensiveness and laid away among her trophies in her private writing-desk.
    MY WIFE AND IHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO PENSIVENESS

    • absorption
    • aloofness
    • brooding
    • cogitation
    • consideration
    • contemplation
    • daydreaming
    • detachment
    • engrossment
    • entrancement
    • musing
    • pensiveness
    • pondering
    • preoccupation
    • reflecting
    • reflection
    • remoteness
    • reverie
    • ruminating
    • thinking
    • trance
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.