Definition of pensive:
wistful, wrapped in thought, ruminative, broody, perceptive, ruminant, abstracted, smart, cogitative, deductive, serious, excogitative, insightful, dreamy, preoccupied, musing, incisive, intellectual, thoughts, deliberative, brooding, thoughtful, contemplative, lost in thought, sound, speculative, reflective, meditative, thinking, in a brown study, sad, reasoned, pondering.
dejected (part of speech: adjective)
- "Jewel A Chapter In Her Life", Clara Louise Burnham.
- "Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents", William Beckford.
- "Love's Comedy", Henrik Ibsen.