Example sentences for: pensive

How can you use “pensive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Michelangelo’s greatest work here is reserved for two minor members of the family, Lorenzo’s grandson, Lorenzo the Duke of Urbino, portrayed as a pensive Roman soldier above two allegorical figures of Dawn (female) and Dusk (male), and his son, Giuliano the Duke of Nemours, more warrior-like above figures of Night (female) and Day (male).

  • On the gorgeous title track of Nefertiti , for instance, he is the leading soloist; Davis and Shorter repeat the pensive theme hypnotically, without soloing, making this tune arguably one of the first statements of American minimalism.

  • "A pensive President Clinton bites his lower lip in the Oval Office after ordering the carpet bombing of Capitol Hill.

  • Hideous high-rise ministry buildings erected in the 1950s by Batista and a giant, tapering concrete obelisk — looking like a rocket launch pad with a pensive José Martí at its foot — provide the scenery.

  • Place, pensive, wails his fall whose presence was her pride;Time crieth out, My ebb is come; his life was my spring tide.Fame mourns in that she lost the ground of her reports;Each living wight laments his lack, and all in sundry sorts.


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