pensive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pensive
With a pen in your mouth, you are always indulged in somekind of thought.
pensieve is a word in harry potter which is collection of thoughts. so it is like indulging in thoughts.
PENSIVE=PEN+SAVE....with a PEN in your mouth you are dreaming about your SAVIngs(SIVE)
ex-pensive=when u wana buy something but it is too costly , u must b too sad.pensive means too sad.
keeping the PEN in mouth and SIVEing(chewing) so u are dreaming and thinking something instead of writing : hence contemplative
Pensive = Pen+Sive with a pen anyone can be dreamily thoughful in writing.
pain + sive >> when we are in pain especially given some loved one then we are always in PAINFUL THOUGHTS...
pensive = pen + si(si=silicon) + ve(about); When you are writing about the properities of silicon you are always serious so that donot mix property with germanium.