What Does the πŸ˜” Emoji Mean?

Shown as a yellow face with closed, downturned eyes and remorseful eyebrows, the "pensive" face emoji (πŸ˜”) is one with a lot of power to be understood.

What the πŸ˜” Pensive Face Emoji Means in Texting

What πŸ˜” Means

So, what exactly does it mean? Here are a few of the possibilities:

  • Sad
  • Disappointed
  • Remorseful
  • Regretful
  • Guilty
  • Hurt
  • Lonely


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How πŸ˜” Is Used

Be wary if this face is texted to you. On one hand, it could mean that someone is upset and that it's time to cheer them up or offer some much-needed support. On the other, it could mean that their feelings are hurtβ€”and you might even be the one responsible. While it's not one that's always good to see, it can beneficial to know what it means so that you can respond accordingly.


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πŸ˜” From a Crush

If you get the πŸ˜” emoji from your crush, chances are that they're telling you something. If they've been venting a bit about something they're going through, now is the time to let you know you're there for them. A bit of a pick-me-up may be in order! But if you've done anything that could potentially be upsetting, this many also be a cue to apologize and make things right. However, some people may overuse this unique emoji to guilt-trip people and get what they want, so don't get taken advantage of, either!


And if you need help understanding another "Sad" emoji? Click HERE to read about what the 😭 emoji means.