pensive

Part of speech: adverb

Pensively.

Part of speech: noun

Pensiveness.

Part of speech: adjective

Gravely or sadly thoughtful.

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Usage examples "pensive":

  1. Her mother was pensive and anxious. - "Madame Roland, Makers of History", John S. C. Abbott.
  2. Eunice regarded her with pensive envy. - "More About Peggy", Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey.
  3. Eurylochus, with pensive steps and slow. - "The Odyssey of Homer", Homer, translated by Alexander Pope.