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thoughtful

thought·ful

thoughtful

pronunciation:
thawt fl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: inclined to be deep in thought; contemplative.
synonyms:
contemplative, meditative, musing, reflective
antonyms:
superficial
similar words:
absorbed, brooding, pensive, pondering, serious
definition 2: having or showing careful thought.
a thoughtful book
synonyms:
reflective, serious
antonyms:
blithe, careless, glib, thoughtless
similar words:
attentive, careful, deep, discerning, insightful, keen, observant, perceptive, pithy, profound, sober, substantial, subtle, trenchant
definition 3: giving careful attention to the needs of others; considerate.
How thoughtful of you to bring me a snack!
synonyms:
attentive, considerate, courteous, polite
antonyms:
careless, inconsiderate, thoughtless, unthinking
similar words:
careful, concerned, decent, mindful, regardful, respectful, solicitous, sweet
derivations: thoughtfully (adv.), thoughtfulness (n.)
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