Definition of thoughtful
thoughtfullyplay \-fə-lē\ adverb
Examples of thoughtful in a sentence
She looked at me with a thoughtful expression.
He looked thoughtful for a moment.
Her husband is always thoughtful.
That's very thoughtful of you.
First Known Use of thoughtful
THOUGHTFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thoughtful for English Language Learners
: serious and quiet because you are thinking
: done or made after careful thinking
: showing concern for the needs or feelings of other people
THOUGHTFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of thoughtful for Students
1 : considerate of others
2 : deep in thought
3 : showing careful thinking a thoughtful essay
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