English to English
1. Thoughtful, sober, or sad; employed in serious reflection; given to, or favorable to, earnest or melancholy musing.
2. deeply or seriously thoughtful
Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man
3. showing pensive sadness
the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty