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Adjective: thoughtful  thot-ful
  1. Exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    "a thoughtful paper"
  2. Taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
    - heedful, attentive, paying attention
  3. Having intellectual depth
    "a deeply thoughtful essay"
  4. Characterized by solemn, sincere manner
    - serious-minded
  5. Considerate of the feelings or well-being of others

See also: attentiveness, bemused, brooding, broody, cogitative, considerate, contemplative, deliberative, excogitative, heed, lost, meditative, musing, paying attention, pensive, pondering, preoccupied, profound, reflective, regard, ruminative, serious, thoughtfulness, well thought out

Antonym: heedless, thoughtless

Encyclopedia: Thoughtful