Synonyms and Antonyms of thoughtful
1 given to or made with heedful anticipation of the needs and happiness of others a thoughtful offer to watch the neighbors' children on moving day a thoughtful manager who understands that people's families should be more important than their jobs Synonyms of thoughtful attentive, considerate, kind, solicitous Words Related to thoughtful brotherly, good, good-hearted, helpful, hospitable, kindhearted, kindly, neighborly, nice; caring, compassionate, sympathetic, tender; chivalrous, courteous, courtly, gallant, gracious, polite; diplomatic, tactful; deferential, dutiful, obliging, regardful, respectful; altruistic, beneficent, benevolent, benignant, humane, selfless, unselfish; charitable, generous, magnanimous Near Antonyms of thoughtful inattentive, uncaring, unheeding; inhospitable, unkind, unkindly; ill-bred, ill-mannered, impolite, rude, uncivil, unmannerly; unhelpful; malevolent, malicious, mean, spiteful Antonyms of thoughtful heedless, inconsiderate, thoughtless, unthinking
2 decided on as a result of careful thought a thoughtful argument for military action Synonyms of thoughtful advised, calculated, considered, knowing, measured, reasoned, studied, deliberate, thought-out, weighedWords Related to thoughtful aforethought, premeditated, prepense; educated, informed; intentional, purposeful; designed, intended, planned, projected; careful, meticulous; foresighted, forethoughtful, provident, prudentNear Antonyms of thoughtful half-cocked, ill-advised; chance, haphazard, hit-or-miss, random; aimless, desultory, purposeless; hasty, hurried, rushed; abrupt, impetuous, sudden; automatic, extemporaneous, impromptu, instinctive, spontaneousAntonyms of thoughtful casual, unadvised, uncalculated, unconsidered, unstudied
3 given to or marked by long, quiet thinking was a quiet and thoughtful child who rarely spoke but when he did, he almost always had something worthwhile to say Synonyms of thoughtful broody, cogitative, meditative, melancholy, musing, pensive, reflective, ruminant, ruminative, contemplativeWords Related to thoughtful introspective, retrospective, self-reflective; earnest, grave, sedate, serious, serious-minded, severe, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre), weighty; philosophical (also philosophic); analytic (or analytical), logical, rational; deliberate, purposeful; absentminded, abstracted, preoccupiedNear Antonyms of thoughtful featherbrained, flighty, flippant, frivolous, goofy, harebrained, light-headed, scatterbrained; brainless, mindless, silly, thoughtless, unthinkingAntonyms of thoughtful unreflective
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