- 1quiet, because you are thinking He looked thoughtful. They sat in thoughtful silence.
- 2(approving) showing that you think about and care for other people synonym considerate, kind It was very thoughtful of you to send the flowers.
- 3showing signs of careful thought a player who has a thoughtful approach to the game
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NAmE//ˈθɔtfəli//adverb Martin looked at her thoughtfully. She used the towel thoughtfully provided by her host.
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noun [uncountable] a state of thoughtfulness his thoughtfulness for others