Definition of pensée in English:

pensée

noun

  • A thought or reflection put into literary form; an aphorism.

    • ‘‘Our nature consists in motion,’ wrote Pascal - a pensée purring beneath the far-flung dispatches of his first book.’
    • ‘Frustratingly, these pensées are almost invariably generalized.’
    • ‘In it, he integrates clips from favourite films with pensées on cinema's role in the century.’
    • ‘Even so, Godard's barrage of images, sound bites, allusions and pensées remains invigorating rather than numbing, compelling us not only to look but to see and to hear.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation

pensée

/ˌpänˈsā/