Swinging vs Pensile - What's the difference?

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Swinging is a related term of pensile.

As adjectives the difference between swinging and pensile

is that swinging is (informal) fine, good, successful while pensile is hanging down, suspended.

As a noun swinging

is the act or motion of that which swings.

As a verb swinging

is .



  • The act or motion of that which swings.
  • * 1973 , Socialist Review (volume 8, page 331)
  • Mr. Henderson's chief trouble seems to be that he cannot forget his old shiftiness of views and his pendulum-like swingings between Liberalism and Independent Labourism
  • An activity where couples engage in sexual activity with different partners.
  • Verb

  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (informal) Fine, good, successful.
  • The party was swinging .



    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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