It concludes with Soto pensively surveying the city he grew up in.
But he then pensively added, “It would feel good, but I am not sure it is the right one.”
late 14c., from Old French pensif "thoughtful, distracted, musing" (11c.), from penser "to think," from Latin pensare "weigh, consider," frequentative of pendere "weigh" (see pendant). Related: Pensively; pensiveness.