What does thoughtful mean?

Definitions for thoughtfulˈθɔt fəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word thoughtful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thoughtful(adj)

    having intellectual depth

    "a deeply thoughtful essay"

  2. thoughtful(adj)

    exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

    "a thoughtful paper"

  3. thoughtful, serious-minded(adj)

    acting with or showing thought and good sense

    "a sensible young man"

  4. heedful, attentive, thoughtful, paying attention(adj)

    taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention

    "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing"

  5. thoughtful(adj)

    considerate of the feelings or well-being of others

Wiktionary

  1. thoughtful(Adjective)

    Demonstrating thought or careful consideration.

    Most thoughtful people eventually solve the puzzle.

  2. thoughtful(Adjective)

    Demonstrating kindness or consideration for others.

    Preparing dinner is a thoughtful gesture for a new mother.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thoughtful(adj)

    full of thought; employed in meditation; contemplative; as, a man of thoughtful mind

  2. Thoughtful(adj)

    attentive; careful; exercising the judgment; having the mind directed to an object; as, thoughtful of gain; thoughtful in seeking truth

  3. Thoughtful(adj)

    anxious; solicitous; concerned

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thoughtful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thoughtful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Omar Khayyám:

    The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.

  2. Percival:

    One hour of thoughtful solitude may nerve the heart for days of conflict - girding up its armor to meet the most insidious foe.

  3. Margaret Mead:

    Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

  4. John Lancaster Spalding:

    The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.

  5. John Douglas:

    One of the take-aways from this is that the plague is still around and people need to be thoughtful about the diagnosis process, we caught this because someone asked a thoughtful scientific question.

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