😔 Pensive Face

Emoji Meaning

A pensive, remorseful face. Saddened by life. Quietly considering where things all went wrong. Depicted as a yellow face with sad, closed eyes, furrowed eyebrows, and a slight, flat mouth.

May convey a variety of sad emotions, including feeling disappointed, hurt, or lonely. Less intense than other sad emojis like 😭 Loudly Crying Face and more introspective.

Microsoft's design previously featured a more neutral, bored expression. Samsung’s design previously looked more guilty or worried. Not to be confused with 😌 Relieved Face, which has similarly shaped eyes but in a happier expression.

Pensive Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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  • 😔 Pensive
  • 😔 Sad
  • 😔 Sadface
  • 😔 Sorrowful

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😔 Sad Pensive Face

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