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Thoughtful

Synonyms for thoughtful:

Sense 1

advisedly, retrospective, rational, mental, intelligent, solemn, reasonable, deductive, neat, incisive, philosophical, highbrow, calculating.

Sense 2

merciful, cerebral, Hovering, shrewd, ingenious, sweet, exquisite.

Sense 3

intellectual, clever, critical, keen.

Sense 4

sophisticated.

Sense 9

smart.

admiring

loving.

compassionate

sympathetic.

considered

mature, considered.

contemplative

introspective, contemplative.

industrious

studious.

intent

hung up.

judicious

wise.

musing

musing, dreaming.

pensive

philosophic, pensive.

rational

thinking.

thoughtful

speculative.

attentive (adjective)

heedful.

caring, mindful (adjective)

circumspect, obliging, attentive, prudent, courteous, civil, well-bred, chivalrous, gallant, solicitous, sensitive, tactful, diplomatic, polite, considerate, discreet, careful, kind, cautious, heedful, observant, deliberate, regardful, gracious.

circumspect (adjective)

cautious, discretionary, observant, politic, circumspect, mindful, diplomatic, watchful, judicious, solicitous, safe, discreet, careful, considerate, discriminatory, prudent.

contemplative, introspective (adjective)

reasonable, rational, keen, reflective, meditative, intellectual, calculating, thinking, musing, cogitative, discerning, studious, philosophic, serious, pensive, preoccupied, retrospective, ruminative, deliberative, cerebral, melancholy, wise, pondering.

courteous (adjective)

mannerly, ladylike, deferential, noble, dignified, decorous, agreeable, well-bred, gallant, civil, courteous, suave, graceful, respectful, gentlemanly, hospitable, obliging, polite, considerate, chivalrous, diplomatic, well-mannered, gracious.

deep (adjective)

sound.

deep in thought (adjective)

contemplative.

discreet (adjective)

sensitive, discreet, judicious, discriminating, discerning, tactful.

introspective (adjective)

introspective.

reasonable (adjective)

thought-out.

reflective (adjective)

philosophical.

vigilant (adjective)

ready, sharp-eyed, diligent, regardful, particular, meticulous, heedful, cautious, alert, prudent, exacting, careful, vigilant, prepared, provident, precise, strict, thorough, fussy, mindful, conscientious, scrupulous, watchful, attentive, fastidious, responsible, observant, guarded, finical.

Sense 3 (noun)

smart, deductive, incisive, sound.

Sense 4 (noun)

cerebral, highbrow, sophisticated.

thoughtful (noun)

brooding, lost, pensive, considerate, deliberate, reasoned, pondering, heedful, thinking, reflective, bemused, profound, well thought out, meditative, preoccupied, considered, deliberative, musing, attentive, deep in thought, broody, ruminative, sensible, contemplative, excogitative, cogitative, kind, serious.

Usage examples for thoughtful:

  • She finished her breakfast in thoughtful silence; then she went to the telephone and called up Bryce at his home. - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.
  • Father's face became thoughtful. - "A Daughter of the Middle Border", Hamlin Garland.
  • Steiner seemed more thoughtful than surprised. - "The Monk of Hambleton", Armstrong Livingston.

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