thoughtfulness


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thought·ful

 (thôt′fəl)
adj.
1.
a. Given to careful thought; reflective: Every thoughtful person should read the article.
b. Engrossed in thought: She was thoughtful the whole way home on the bus.
2. Exhibiting or characterized by careful thought: a thoughtful essay.
3. Having or showing heed for the well-being or happiness of others and a propensity for anticipating their needs or wishes.

thought′ful·ly adv.
thought′ful·ness n.
Synonyms: thoughtful, considerate, attentive, solicitous
These adjectives mean having or showing concern for the well-being of others. Although thoughtful and considerate are often used interchangeably, thoughtful implies a tendency to anticipate needs or wishes, whereas considerate stresses sensitivity to another's feelings: a thoughtful friend who brought me soup when I was sick; considerate, quiet neighbors. Attentive suggests devoted, assiduous attention: an excellent host who was attentive to the needs of his guests. Solicitous implies deep concern, sometimes accompanied by worry: a mother who is very solicitous of her asthmatic child. See Also Synonyms at pensive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thoughtfulness - a calm, lengthy, intent considerationthoughtfulness - a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
cogitation, study - attentive consideration and meditation; "after much cogitation he rejected the offer"
consideration - the process of giving careful thought to something
meditation, speculation - continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature; "the habit of meditation is the basis for all real knowledge"
meditation - (religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)
introspection, self-contemplation, self-examination - the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
retrospect - contemplation of things past; "in retrospect"
2.thoughtfulness - kind and considerate regard for others; "he showed no consideration for her feelings"
attentiveness - the trait of being considerate and thoughtful of others
kindness - the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
tact, tactfulness - consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense
inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness - the quality of failing to be considerate of others
3.thoughtfulness - the trait of thinking carefully before acting
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
character, fibre, fiber - the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer
contemplativeness, meditativeness, pensiveness - deep serious thoughtfulness
introspectiveness - thoughtfulness about your own situation and feelings
deliberateness, deliberation - the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a man of judicial deliberation"
reflectiveness, reflectivity - the capability of quiet thought or contemplation
unthoughtfulness, thoughtlessness - the trait of not thinking carefully before acting
4.thoughtfulness - a considerate and thoughtful act
benignity, kindness - a kind act

thoughtfulness

noun
Translations
مُراعاة لِشُعور الآخَرين
hloubavostohleduplnost
betænksomhed
körültekintés
íhygli; tillitssemi
ohľaduplnosť
zamišljenost
düşüncelilik

thoughtfulness

[ˈθɔːtfʊlnɪs] N
1. (= pensiveness) her face was a picture of thoughtfulnesssu rostro tenía un aire muy pensativo
2. (= consideration) → amabilidad f
I appreciate your thoughtfulnesste agradezco la amabilidad or que seas tan amable
3. (= serious thought) → seriedad f
it is a work of great thoughtfulnesses un trabajo muy serio or meditado, es un trabajo de mucha seriedad

thoughtfulness

[ˈθɔːtfʊlnɪs] n (= consideration) → prévenance f

thoughtfulness

n
(of expression, person)Nachdenklichkeit f; (of remark, analysis)Tiefgang m
(= consideration)Rücksicht(nahme) f; (= attentiveness, helpfulness)Aufmerksamkeit f; his thoughtfulness for his parentsseine Aufmerksamkeit/Rücksichtnahme seinen Eltern gegenüber

thoughtfulness

[ˈθɔːtfʊlnɪs] n (pensiveness) → pensosità f inv, pensierosità f inv; (kindness) → gentilezza

thought

(ˈθoːt) verb
see think.
noun
1. something that one thinks; an idea. I had a sudden thought.
2. the act of thinking; consideration. After a great deal of thought we decided to emigrate to America.
3. general opinion. scientific thought.
ˈthoughtful adjective
1. (appearing to be) thinking deeply. You look thoughtful; a thoughtful mood.
2. thinking of other people; consideration. It was very thoughtful of you to do that.
ˈthoughtfully adverb
ˈthoughtfulness noun
ˈthoughtless adjective
not thinking about other people; showing no thought, care or consideration; inconsiderate. thoughtless words.
ˈthoughtlessly adverb
ˈthoughtlessness noun
References in classic literature ?
It moved her to dreams, to thoughtfulness, to the shadowy anguish which had overcome her the midnight when she had abandoned herself to tears.
Impulsively generous she had always been; but there was a touching and womanly thoughtfulness about her now, that every one noticed.
His gravity and thoughtfulness returned on him in their fullest extent--and he sat for some time silent and dull.
There was a soft, underlying tenderness in Magdalen's assumed gayety of manner -- there was a sudden thoughtfulness in her face, a confidential readiness in her hand, as she took Frank's arm and went out to the carriage.
They all came back together within five minutes afterwards, and Dora's unusual thoughtfulness was quite gone then.
She gloried in his prowess and worshipped him for the tender thoughtfulness that always had marked his treatment of her.
D'Artagnan employed himself in arranging a little plan, of which we shall hereafter see the execution, and which promised him some agreeable adventure, as might be seen by the smiles which from time to time passed over his countenance, whose thoughtfulness they animated.
More thoughtfulness and less anxiety to please, than when they last met, were plainly expressed.
Cousin Laurence was a boy of twelve, a bright scholar, in whom an early thoughtfulness and sensibility began to show themselves.
Silence and thoughtfulness succeeded the gayety and conversation that had prevailed during the commencement of the ride, as clouds began to gather about the heavens, apparently collecting from every quarter, in quick motion, without the agency of a breath of air,
Fanny was silent, and Miss Crawford relapsed into thoughtfulness, till suddenly looking up at the end of a few minutes, she exclaimed, "Ah
She went about with brooms and dusters wearing an air of sanctimonious thoughtfulness.