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thoughtful

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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

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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

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The first known use of thoughtful was in the 13th century

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“Thoughtful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/thoughtful. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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