It concludes with Soto pensively surveying the city he grew up in.
But he then pensively added, “It would feel good, but I am not sure it is the right one.”
Then pensively looking at his fallen foe, “Peace to his ashes,” he said; “he died in harness!”
Holmes took a half-sovereign from his pocket and played with it pensively.
Kano pensively lifted a plum upon the point of a toothpick and began nibbling at its wrinkled skin.
"Travellin' must be terribly exciting," remarked Grandmother, pensively.
She turned her head in the reverse direction and pensively studied the sea.
"It seems like taking advantage of their weakness," said he pensively.
"It is very beautiful," said Mrs. Thompson; and she glanced at Enid, who was pensively playing with her breadcrumbs.
"There's ONE comfort," he remarked, pensively, as she worked.
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.