Pendulous vs Pensile - What's the difference?

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Pendulous is a related term of pensile.

As adjectives the difference between pendulous and pensile

is that pendulous is hanging as if from a support while pensile is hanging down, suspended.

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(en adjective)
  • hanging as if from a support
  • indecisive or hesitant
  • (biology) having branches etc. that bend downwards; drooping or weeping
  • pensile


    Alternative forms

    * pensill (obsolete )


    (en adjective)
  • 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)
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