Meehan is pensive and troubled, his marriage and career in crisis.
But the president's pensive image of heroes streaming out in the "pre-dawn darkness" was deeply affecting.
Another image features the First Lady in a pensive pose, wearing a black Michael Kors sweater and ball skirt.
Though the film lacks the superstar wattage of previous Coen films, it is one of their most pensive and incisive to date.
Hemingway is shown on p. 89, pensive with rifle at a pheasant shoot in Idaho.
As I was saying, why should I pretend to be pensive and doleful, when I am as merry as a lark?
The other pensive wanderer was Cagatinta, of whom the alcalde had again taken the advantage.
There was the shade of grief on her pale face, and she returned our salutation with pensive courtesy.
Brilliana was silent, pensive, a finger on her lip, considering some project.
A hand encased in leathern glove,One pensive autumn day, Gathered some pretty wayside flowers,To make a bright bouquet.
late 14c., from Old French pensif "thoughtful, distracted, musing" (11c.), from penser "to think," from Latin pensare "weigh, consider," frequentative of pendere "weigh" (see pendant). Related: Pensively; pensiveness.