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mindful (ˈmaɪndfʊl Pronunciation for mindful



  1. usually postpositive and foll by of keeping aware; heedful   ⇒ mindful of your duties

Derived Forms

ˈmindfully adverb

Translations for 'mindful'

  • British English: mindful If you are mindful of something, you think about it and consider it when taking action. ADJECTIVEWe must be mindful of the consequences of selfishness.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: cioso
  • Chinese: 留意的
  • European Spanish: consciente
  • French: conscient consciente
  • German: bewusst
  • Italian: conscio conscia
  • Japanese: 心に留めて
  • Korean: 염두에 두는
  • Portuguese: cioso ciosa
  • Spanish: consciente

Example Sentences Including 'mindful'

"Being mindful of the emotional needs of the audience, and tempering the content accordingly, is a necessity too.
Business Today (1999)
Being mindful of your negative thoughts stops them from continuing on their own.
Globe and Mail (2003)
But I held back, mindful of the last time I set about the New World.
Edward Docx THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
Despite a cancer diagnosis in 1999, Nick was mindful of all of life's blessings.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Other nations, mindful of Wembley's past, raised their game accordingly.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
The American embassy in Moscow, mindful of current anti-Western sentiment, has tightened its security.
Independent (1998)
The newspaper's editor, mindful of the liberals among his readers, would not publish such frank opinions.
The woman gripped the little girl fiercely and then, mindful of Bettina's gaze, smiled at her in exaggerated fashion.
Appiganesi, Lisa Dreams of Innocence
`Stop talking that way," I hissed to her, mindful that someone was waiting to speak to me on the telephone.
Tapply, William G Follow the Sharks


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