Translation of pensive in Spanish:


pensativo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛnsɪv//ˈpɛnsɪv/


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    to be in a pensive mood estar pensativo / meditabundo
    • Our mood turns pensive as we find the rental shop and return our scooters.
    • Julia is interrupted from her thoughts when a pensive looking Greg steps up behind her.
    • Nicole glanced over at Jake and saw his pensive mood written all over his face.
    • His dark eyes were pensive, almost thoughtful, and they were directly aimed at me.
    • He asked the question as if he were serious, his face pensive as if he were really trying to figure it out.
    • With a pensive mood, he felt as if the moon was addressing him, and the stars enticing him to answer back.
    • There was a plethora of images and faces, that one would recall ‘in vacant or in pensive mood’.
    • He smiled to himself, for he had once again caught his sister in a pensive mood.
    • It makes me think that she's just fairly introverted and is quite a thoughtful person, even pensive perhaps.
    • The film has a lush look, several scenes shot in late evening, the mood lightly pensive.
    • When you're in a pensive mood, as I have been today, the British weather can be a fine accompaniment.
    • His fingers oscillated between F# and D Major, as he looked outside from window in a pensive mood.
    • She had a beautiful, quiet smile, that was enhanced by deep pensive brown eyes.
    • The eerie stillness of the music and voice reflects the pensive, self-critical nature of the lyric.
    • I suppose you can all see that I have managed to ditch the pensive mood I was in when I made my previous post.
    • When the shout startled her she had been in a pensive mood, gazing from the living room onto the darkening scene outside.
    • We managed to catch Matt in a rare pensive mood at one point in the evening.
    • He was still a serious pensive boy but slightly older, he didn't run so much, nor did he stare around him.
    • The pensive mood is punctuated by the quiet string-pluck of an acoustic guitar at the end of the track.
    • Rich had become so absorbed in his pensive gazing that he failed to notice his brother enter the café.