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pensive
used in Moby Dick

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appearing deep in thought — typically looking sad or serious
  • The firmaments of air and sea were hardly separable in that all-pervading azure; only, the pensive air was transparently pure and soft, with a woman's look, and the robust and man-like sea heaved with long, strong, lingering swells, as Samson's chest in his sleep.
    Chapters 130-132 -- The Hat; The Pequod meets the Delight; The Symphony (58% in)

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