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pensive
used in Brave New World

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Definition
appearing deep in thought — typically looking sad or serious
  • Bernard meanwhile lay pensive and wide-eyed in the dark.
    p. 140.4
  • The Savage winced; but Helmholtz, who was staring pensively at the floor, saw nothing.
    p. 185.9

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