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Definition of Thoughtful

Thoughtful

  1. Full of thought; employed in meditation; contemplative; as, a man of thoughtful mind.
  2. Attentive; careful; exercising the judgment; having the mind directed to an object; as, thoughtful of gain; thoughtful in seeking truth.
  3. Anxious; solicitous; concerned.

Thoughtful Quotations

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead

The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.
John Ruskin

One of the things we often miss in succession planning is that it should be gradual and thoughtful, with lots of sharing of information and knowledge and perspective, so that it's almost a non-event when it happens.
Anne M. Mulcahy

You may think it was a very little thing, and in these days it seems to me like a trifle, but it was a most important incident in my life. I could scarcely credit that I, the poor boy, had earned a dollar in less than a day; that by honest work, I had earned a dollar. I was a more hopeful and thoughtful boy from that time.
Abraham Lincoln

Language pedants hew to an oral tradition of shibboleths that have no basis in logic or style, that have been defied by great writers for centuries, and that have been disavowed by every thoughtful usage manual.
Steven Pinker
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Thoughtful Translations

thoughtful in Dutch is nadenkend
thoughtful in Italian is pensieroso, guardingo
thoughtful in Portuguese is pensativo
thoughtful in Spanish is pensativo, sentado
thoughtful in Swedish is tankfull
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