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pensive
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition appearing deep in thought — typically looking sad or serious
  • Mrs. Dean raised the candle, and I discerned a soft-featured face, exceedingly resembling the young lady at the Heights, but more pensive and amiable in expression.
    Chapter 8 (32% in)
  • That capacity for intense attachments reminded me of her mother: still she did not resemble her: for she could be soft and mild as a dove, and she had a gentle voice and pensive expression: her anger was never furious; her love never fierce: it was deep and tender.
    Chapter 18 (5% in)

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