Definition of thoughtfully adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈθɔːtfəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈθɔːtfəli//
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  1. 1in a quiet way, because you are thinking Martin looked at her thoughtfully.
  2. 2(approving) in a way that shows that you think about and care for other people synonym considerately, kindly (1) She used the towel thoughtfully provided by her host.
  3. 3in a way that shows signs of careful thought an elegant and thoughtfully designed building