英 ['θɔːtfʊl; -f(ə)l]
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- thoughtful (adj.)
- c. 1200, "contemplative, occupied with thought," from thought + -ful. Also in Middle English, "prudent; moody, anxious." Meaning "showing consideration for others" is from 1851 (compare thoughtless.) Related: Thoughtfully; thoughtfulness.
- 1. Nancy, who had been thoughtful for some time, suddenly spoke.
- 2. It is given a typically thoughtful production with just enough theatrical fireworks.
- 3. Douglas was a complex man, thoughtful, gallant, and generous.
- 4. He was looking very thoughtful.
- 5. She had a thoughtful expression on her face.
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