As Adjective Satellite the main difference between Contemplative and Pensive is that Contemplative is deeply or seriously thoughtful while Pensive is showing pensive sadness


As Noun Contemplative is a person devoted to the contemplative life


Contemplative

English

(Contemplative)

Noun

(en noun)

a person devoted to the contemplative life

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Adjective Satellite

(en adjective satellite)

deeply or seriously thoughtful

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Synonyms

  • Contemplative

  • Musing

  • Pensive

  • Pondering

  • Ruminative

  • Brooding

  • Reflective

  • Meditative

  • Broody

Derived Terms

  • Meditate

  • Contemplativeness

  • Reflectivity

  • Reflect

  • Ruminate

  • Pensiveness

  • Meditativeness

  • Contemplate

Pensive

English

(Pensive)

Adjective Satellite

(en adjective satellite)

deeply or seriously thoughtful

  • showing pensive sadness

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Synonyms

  • Brooding

  • Broody

  • Musing

  • Contemplative

  • Ruminative

  • Meditative

  • Wistful

  • Pondering

  • Reflective

Derived Terms

  • Reflect

  • Reflectivity

  • Contemplate

  • Wistfulness

  • Meditativeness

  • Ruminate

  • Pensiveness

  • Meditate

  • Contemplativeness