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noun as in musing

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“With the removal of TikTok, everything went away — followers, fame, income and offers,” he says, his tone pensive.

From Ozy

But Salvator was capable of pensiveness, of faith, and of fear.'

On the outside was a very suitable pensiveness, and affection for all that she was leaving.

Selim shivered all at once and woke up from his pensiveness.

Instead, they wore again the far-away look of dreamy pensiveness.

The pensiveness was a dove brooding on a secure peace; her eyes, gazing ahead, had the gravity of a childs seeing happy visions.


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On this page you'll find 265 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pensiveness, such as: absorption, aloofness, brooding, cogitation, consideration, and contemplation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.