Word Of The Day
Meditative; thoughtfully silent.
Thinking deeply or closely; thoughtful.
The students sensed his unwillingness to engage in confrontation and they read his museful mild delivery, sometimes far-wandering, as a kind of private escape, not unlike their own, from the assignment of the day.
'Forgive me if I say you talk like the bigger child,' Fleetwood said lightly, not ungenially; for the features he looked on were museful, a picture in their one expression.
Her delicious chatter, and her museful sparkle in listening, equally quickened every sense of life.
One evening Commodore Spiva met me as I walked museful in a grove.
He was silent, museful, and inattentive to my situation, yet made no motion to depart.
They betokened curiosity, but not suspicion; yet there were moments when I saw, or fancied I saw, some dissatisfaction betrayed in his features; and when I arrived at that period of my story which terminated with my departure, as his companion, for Europe, his pauses were, I thought, a little longer and more museful than I liked.
The word 'museful' comes from 'muse' and the suffix '-ful'.