Definitions for thoughtfulˈθɔt fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thought•fulˈθɔt fəl(adj.)

  1. showing consideration for others; considerate.

  2. characterized by or manifesting careful thought:

    a thoughtful essay.

  3. occupied with or given to thought; contemplative; meditative; reflective:

    in a thoughtful mood.

  4. careful, heedful, or mindful.

Origin of thoughtful:

1150–1200

thought′ful•ness(n.)

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. thoughtful(adjective)ˈθɔt fəl

    caring about others' feelings

    a thoughtful young man; Thank you. That was very thoughtful of you.

  2. thoughtfulˈθɔt fəl

    careful and with a lot of thought

    a thoughtful analysis of the subject; "I can do it for you," she said thoughtfully.; a thoughtfully written article; Your thoughtfulness is appreciated.; the thoughtfulness of your explanations

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


Translations for thoughtful

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

thoughtful(adjective)

(appearing to be) thinking deeply

You look thoughtful; a thoughtful mood.

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