What is another word for Pensile?

Pronunciation: [pˈɛnsa͡ɪl] (IPA)

Pensile is an adjective that describes anything that is hanging or suspended, typically from above. Some synonyms for the word pensile include dangling, danglingly, suspended, pendant, pendent, hanging, hangingly, swaying, drooping, and nodding. These words are often used to describe things like plants, decorations, or chandeliers that hang from ceilings or support structures. In poetry, pensile is used to evoke a sense of delicate beauty and fragility, often in relation to natural objects such as flowers or vines. Regardless of its context, the word pensile evokes a feeling of lightness and gracefulness that is universally appealing.

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What are the hypernyms for Pensile?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Pensile

In tropical America, birds of this character are found in many species of the genera Cassicus and Icterus, who weave Pensile nests of a similar kind upon the trees of the Amazon and Orinoco.
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid
They were of the species known as the "Pensile weaver-bird."
"Popular Adventure Tales"
Mayne Reid
The oriole uses them the most successfully, often attaching her Pensile nest to the branch by their aid.
"Ways of Nature"
John Burroughs

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