Definition of Thoughtful

1. Adjective. Having intellectual depth. "A deeply thoughtful essay"

Similar to: Profound



2. Adjective. Exhibiting or characterized by careful thought. "A thoughtful paper"

3. Adjective. Acting with or showing thought and good sense. "A sensible young man"
Exact synonyms: Serious-minded
Similar to: Serious
Derivative terms: Serious-mindedness, Thoughtfulness

4. Adjective. Taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention. "Heedful of what they were doing"

5. Adjective. Considerate of the feelings or well-being of others.
Similar to: Considerate
Derivative terms: Thoughtfulness

Definition of Thoughtful

1. a. Full of thought; employed in meditation; contemplative; as, a man of thoughtful mind.

Definition of Thoughtful

1. Adjective. Demonstrating thought or careful consideration. ¹

2. Adjective. Demonstrating kindness or consideration for others. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thoughtful

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoughtful

thought process
thought process disorder
thought processes
thought shower
thought showers
thought through
thought transference
thought withdrawal
thoughtcrime
thoughtcrimes
thoughted
thoughten
thoughtest
thoughtform
thoughtforms
thoughtful
thoughtfully
thoughtfulness
thoughtless
thoughtless(p)
thoughtlessly
thoughtlessness
thoughtlet
thoughtlets
thoughtlike
thoughtographic
thoughtography
thoughts
thoughtscape
thoughtscapes

Literary usage of Thoughtful

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (1904)
"Her face lighted up with a smile; but at the same moment she sighed, and a soft melancholy came into her thoughtful glance. It was as though, apart from the ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literatureby H.W. Wilson Company by H.W. Wilson Company (1906)
"GOOD BOOKS FOR Thoughtful PEOPLE An American Commentary on the Old Testament PROVERBS. By Professor George R. Berry. SONG OF SONGS. ..."

3. The Seasons by James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch (1842)
"... with the light of thoughtful reason mix'd, Shines lively fancy, and the feeling heart: Oh come! and while the rosy-footed May Steals blushing on, ..."

4. Through the Dark Continent: Or, The Sources of the Nile, Around the Great by Henry Morton Stanley (1879)
"... Bennett" — The Lady Alice — My European staff—Disappointed applicants and thoughtful friends — My departure for Africa. ..."

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