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.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
hanging as if from a support
indecisive or hesitant
(biology) having branches etc. that bend downwards; drooping or weeping
* 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)