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Definition 1: exhibiting or characterized by careful thought - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where thoughtful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a thoughtful paper

(thoughtful is similar to ...) deeply absorbed in thought

"as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class" "lost in thought" "a preoccupied frown"

(thoughtful is similar to ...) deeply or seriously thoughtful

"Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the `Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man"

(thoughtful is similar to ...) given to cogitation

"he looked at me with cogitative eyes"

(thoughtful is similar to ...) resulting from careful thought

"the paper was well thought out"

(thoughtful is similar to ...) involved in or characterized by deliberation and discussion and examination

"a deliberative body"

(thoughtful is similar to ...) concerned with excogitating or having the power of excogitation

(means also ...) showing concern for the rights and feelings of others

"friends considerate enough to leave us alone"

(... are attributes of thoughtful) the trait of thinking carefully before acting

Definition 2: taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where thoughtful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • heedful of the warnings
  • so heedful a writer
  • heedful of what they were doing

Synonyms for thoughtful in the sense of this definition

(... are attributes of thoughtful) paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

"his attentiveness to her wishes" "he spends without heed to the consequences"

Definition 3: considerate of the feelings or well-being of others - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(thoughtful is similar to ...) showing concern for the rights and feelings of others

"friends considerate enough to leave us alone"

Definition 4: having intellectual depth - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where thoughtful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a deeply thoughtful essay

(thoughtful is similar to ...) showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth

"the differences are profound" "a profound insight" "a profound book" "a profound mind" "profound contempt" "profound regret"

Definition 5: acting with or showing thought and good sense - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where thoughtful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a sensible young man

Synonyms for thoughtful in the sense of this definition

(thoughtful is similar to ...) concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

"a serious student of history" "a serious attempt to learn to ski" "gave me a serious look" "a serious young man" "are you serious or joking?" "Don't be so serious!"

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