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Definition of the noun pensiveness
What does pensiveness mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: pensivenesses
- persistent morbid meditation on a problem
- deep serious thoughtfulness
Alternative definition of the noun pensiveness
- A thoughtful or reflective state, especially if sad or melancholic.
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by Francis Turner Palgrave
The meaning of the first is that Gaiety is the child of Nature ; of the second, that Pensiveness is the daughter of Sorrow and Genius. 92 cxn 1. 2 : Perverse ingenuity has conjectured that for Cerberus we should read Erebus, who in the ...
Artistic Citizenship (2016)
Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis by David Elliott, Marissa Silverman, Wayne Bowman
Pensiveness means that it is full of words, ideas, concepts, and sensations that can be appropriated by anyone at any time for multiple, unforeseen purposes but always under the sign of radical equality. Hence the danger of poetry (especially ...
Photography and Cinema (2008)
by David Campany
Pensiveness is a suspension, a moment of anticipation when things are in the balance. Literally and psychologically, the still image in film causes a pause. Viewing a photograph in a film is very different ...
by Henry Gardiner ADAMS
Milton, the bard of Paradise, has said, These “Cowslips wan, that hang the pensive nead And hence no fitter emblem may we find, For one that unto pensiveness inclined. Periection, Strawberry - Fragrant, if small, and pleasant to the taste, ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
PENSIVENESS. n.s. (from pensive..] Melancholy; forrowfulness; with gloomy seriousness.- Concerning the bleslings of God, we should delight more in giving thanks than in making requests for them, inasmuch as the one hath pensivemes, ...
PENSIVEHEDE, Pensiveness, Thoughtfulness, Chauc. PENSIVELY, thoughtfully, forrowfully. PENSIVENESS, Thoughtfulness ...
by English language
PENSIVENESS. FEBC1TSSI0N. Pensiveneu, (pen'siv-nes) u. The state of being pensive; gloomy thoughtfulness ; melancholy. Pentaglot, (pen'ta-glot) n. [G. petite and glotta.] A book written in five different languages. Pentagon, (pen'ta-gon) n.
An Irish-English Dictionary (1904)
Being a Thesaurus of Words, Phrases and Idioms of the Modern Irish Language, with Explanations in English by Patrick Stephen Dinneen
clearness, ex- pensiveness ; also bondage, oppression ; rage, anger, e.g., Aft T)AOijte (Man.). •OAOijieAcc, o., f., dearness, ...
by Joseph John Freeman, David Johns
pensiveness, melancholy, sorrowfulness, lowness of spirits, dejection, depression of mind, mijokaiky. manjokaiky, v, n. to be melancholy, to be pensive, to be low spirited. Jokajoka, syn. with Jirajira. Jokeiky, the same as jokaiky.
Containing and Additional Collection of Words, with Their Explications and Etymologies ... Also an Explication of Hard and Technical Words, of Terms, in All Arts and Sciences ... To which is Added a Dictionary of Cant Words by Nathan Bailey
PENSIVENESS, melancholy, sorrowfulness, gloomy seriousness. Concerning the blesfings of God, whether || they tend unto this life or the life to come, there is great cause why we should delight more in giving thanks, than in making requests ...
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue by Nathan Bailey
- PENSIVEHEDE, Pensiveness, Thoughtfulness. Chaut. PENSIVELY, thoughtfully, sorrowfully. PENSIVENESS, Thoughtulness, Sor1owfulness. PENT [of pinban, Sax.] ...
by Nathan BAILEY
PEN's VEHEDE, Pensiveness, Thoughtfulness. Chauc. PEN'SiVELY, thoughtfully, forrowfully. PENSIVENESS ...
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Different Words... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words Used in Our Ancient Statutes... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs by Nathan Bailey
PENSIVENESS, Thoughfulness, Sorrowfulntse. PENT [of pinban, Sax.] shut up. Spen. PENTUCAPSULAR [+,1, and capfular] having five Cavities. PENTACHORD [ xi," and xopf, J an Instrument with five Strings. PENTAF'DROUS (xi,1, and :3px] ...
by Christian Ludwig
das trauren, sadness, grief, sorrow, sorrowfulness, trouble, mourning, affiétion, heaviness, melancholy, pensiveness. In traurigkeit versincken, to de overwhelmed with grief. Man muß der traurigkeit nicht nachhängen, man muß ...
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Scrabble value of P3E1N1S1I1V4E1N1E1S1S1
The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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