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1.
Deeply, often wistfully or dreamily thoughtful.
Suggestive or expressive of melancholy thoughtfulness

You know... when your staring off into space with that glazed over look in your eye?
Damn you look pensive today, O.J.!
by Golrilla November 20, 2003
 
2.
Sustained thought usually accompnied by sadness.
Ever since the loss of her husband she seems pensive.
by OriginalBanana January 25, 2008
 
3.
pensive |ˈpensiv|
adjective
engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought : a pensive mood
That pensive person appears to have a lot on her mind.
by iloveyouneelaaaa November 15, 2009
 
4.
Short for "expensive". A slang term used to convey, "Man... that sure costs a lot."
Dang, bro, how'm I gonna afford that? It's so 'pensive!
by WATYF May 18, 2009
 
5.
Pensive is an awesome "diet punk" band from San Diego California. They have an awesome unique sound. A blend between awesome riffs and catchy lyrics. They are every fans dream, they have an AWESOME street team and are very friendly to all their fans and are intact with their core.
You know that band pensive you should check out their site at www.pensive.net
by Dmitry July 07, 2004
 
6.
To be uptight or in a bad mood. Bosses are often pensive and don't even know it. My brother gives me a hard time telling me that pensive means to ponder intently..Whatever. The word sounds like it should mean what I wrote and that's how many people are begiining to use it at work.
Fred is such a butthead, why is he always so pensive?
by bezel333 January 01, 2006