What does thoughtful mean?

Definitions for thoughtful
ˈθɔt fəlthought·ful

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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

Editors Contribution

  1. thoughtful

    Characterized by loving and rational thought.

    He is so thoughtful, he knows his fiance is focused on a project and knows their marriage is important to them both.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020  

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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

Examples of thoughtful in a Sentence

  1. Jameel Jaffer:

    We're pleased that the White House unblocked our clients from the President's Twitter account but disappointed that the government intends to appeal the district court's thoughtful and well-supported ruling.

  2. Democratic Leader Harry Reid:

    I really appreciate it very, very much. I want the people of Kentucky to know how thoughtful and considerate and kind you've been to me over these months.

  3. Dick Durbin:

    I think now's the time to do it, but we ought to do it in a thoughtful way.

  4. Heleine Tchayou:

    He did not have to die! Charly was a thoughtful and caring son.

  5. Jason Pye:

    I think they’re going to be thoughtful. Some, like the Clean Power Plan or the fiduciary rule, are unavoidable -- you have to start rolling those back, with that said, we should be pursuing legislative measures, not just rolling regulations back, but making sure a future president can’t impact negatively impact [the] economy through [regulation].

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