Pensive Face Emoji

Emoji Pensive

Pensive Emoji PNG

Emoji occupy a special place in the life of a modern user of smartphones and social networks. With the help of these small graphic images, it has become possible to convey almost any emotion without using words. And although most emoji, available in the standard Unicode set, do not need additional explanation, there is a separate category of “controversial” emoticons, which can be interpreted in different ways. Today we will talk about one of these emoji, the official name of which is Pensive Emoji, however, many users perceive it as a sad, sad emoticon. Let’s take a closer look at the Pensive Emoji.

😔 Pensive Emoji was assigned the code U+1F614, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of the Unicode 6.0 standard in 2010.

Meaning of the Pensive Emoji

Emoji is a convenient tool to express emotion, show mood, revitalize a soulless set of letters. Most often people share something positive with each other, distant or longtime friends will congratulate each other online, talk about something positive that happened in their lives, or just laugh at successful jokes. As for sad emoji, they are still more often used in personal correspondence, because not everyone is ready to expose their bad mood on display in my networks.

However, we can often see a yellow round face with downcast eyes and a straight “compressed” mouth. And according to the official Unicode version, this emoji means pensive, despite the fact that at first glance it expresses sadness or longing.

A face full of remorse with downcast eyes and eyebrows. The emoji is deeply regretting something and doomfully contemplating what is happening or has already happened. It expresses disappointment and even melancholy.

Pensive Emoji

The Use of the Pensive Emoji

So, in the context of the original name Pensive Emoji, it is logical to use it in messages talking about some disturbing thoughts, or as a reminder of some sad events. Also, this emoji can be interpreted as a sign of remorse or sympathy. You can often see this sad emoji in posts and messages expressing condolences.

The second use case of the Pensive Emoji is a replacement for the classic 🙁 sad emoji, but often used by girls, because the arched eye lines on the Pensive emoticon resemble long eyelashes. In this context, this emoji can be found much more often in general chats and social networks.


So, as you could see above, the Pensive Emoji is not the most positive emoticon from the Unicode set, but, unfortunately, our life consists not only of positive moments and positive emotions, so this emoji can be found both in social networks and in personal correspondence quite often.

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