museful

museful

[myooz-fuhl]
adjective Archaic.
deeply thoughtful; pensive.

Origin:
1610–20; muse + -ful

musefully, adverb
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muse1 (mjuːz)
 
vb (when intr, often foll by on or about)
1.  to reflect (about) or ponder (on), usually in silence
2.  (intr) to gaze thoughtfully
 
n
3.  archaic a state of abstraction
 
[C14: from Old French muser, perhaps from mus snout, from Medieval Latin mūsus]
 
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