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Adverb
In a thoughtful or reflective manner
“Blethyn teases a curl of her hair pensively when I ask her if she thinks she is a good actor.”
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In a thoughtful, daydreamy or pensive manner
“His face is pensive, reflecting a deeper register of emotion than his acting peers in Miami and Las Vegas.”
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An idea thought out in one's mind, as opposed to an idea spoken orally
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Adverb for characterized by, causing, or expressing sadness
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Adverb for full of yearning or longing
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Adverb for not excessively showy or lively
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Adverb for preferring the internal, satisfied with self, lacking interest or comfort in social interactions
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Adverb for dreamy and unaware of one's surroundings, for example because one is in love
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