Dangling is a related term of pensile.
As adjectives the difference between dangling and pensile
is that dangling
is suspended from above while pensile
is hanging down, suspended.
As a noun dangling
is the act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
As a verb dangling
suspended from above
The act of hanging something so that it can move freely; suspension.
The act of following or trailing around.
* 1866 , Mark Lemon, Falkner Lyle, Or, The Story of Two Wives
- Falkner's quick-sighted honour would not have tolerated your brother's danglings at the skirts of beauty.
* dangling modifier
* pensill (obsolete )
Hanging down, suspended.
* 1658': However the account of the '''Pensill or hanging gardens of ''Babylon'' [...] is of no slender antiquity — Sir Thomas Browne, ''The Garden of Cyrus (Folio Society 2007, p. 165)