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thoughtful

adjective
     
thought‧ful
1 always thinking of the things you can do to make people happy or comfortable [≠ thoughtless]:
Paul is very thoughtful.
it is thoughtful of somebody to do something
It was really thoughtful of you to remember my birthday.
2 serious and quiet because you are thinking a lot:
3 well planned and carefully thought about:
a thoughtful analysis
thoughtfully adverb
thoughtfulness noun [uncountable]
WORD FOCUS: kind WORD FOCUS: kind
similar words: nice, considerate, thoughtful, sympathetic, benevolent, compassionate, gentle


See also
kind

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