Definition of pensiero in English:

pensiero

noun

  • Fine Art. A sketch; a rough design.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From Italian pensiero thought, idea, anxiety, sketch for a work of art from Old Occitan pensier thought, chagrin, anxiety, intention from pensar to think + -ier, suffix forming abstract nouns (probably ultimately from classical Latin -ērium, in e.g. desidērium).

Pronunciation

pensiero

/ˌpɛnzɪˈɛrəʊ//ˌpɛnsɪˈɛrəʊ/