Synonyms of 'thoughtful'
quiet, serious, and deep in thoughtHe was looking very thoughtful.
Marek is a quiet, reflective man.
She looked suddenly sombre and pensive.
He is a quiet, contemplative sort of chap.
Music can induce a meditative state in the listener.
thinking, , ,
Thinking people on both sides will applaud this book.
There was a wistful look in his eyes when he spoke of his childhood.
introspective, , ,
I'm very introspective and shy; terribly so.
lost in thought, , ,
in a brown study
considerate in the treatment of other peoplea thoughtful and caring man
I think he's the most charming, considerate man I've ever met.
He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
He is a wonderful person, very gentle and caring.
He was a stern critic but an extremely kindly man.
The staff in the London office are helpful.
He is a wonderful host and is always attentive to his guests.
He was so solicitous of his guests.
showing careful thoughta thoughtful and scholarly book
a book full of profound and challenging insights
It was a question which deserved serious consideration.
a period of deep personal crisis
a philosophical discourse
Surely such weighty matters merit a higher level of debate?
This time she has been given a more meaty role in the film.
I was a very quiet, studious little girl.
showing careful thought
One has to be extremely careful when dealing with these people.
Mr King clearly has a cautious approach to change.
His movements were gentle and deliberate.
Keep a wary eye on children when they are playing near water.
He followed at a discreet distance.
He is taking a prudent and cautious approach.
He was far too canny to risk giving himself away.
We must be mindful of the consequences of selfishness.
You should have been more circumspect in your dealings with him.
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in the sense of attentive
considerately helpfulHe is a wonderful host and is always attentive to his guests.
in the sense of canny
shrewd or cautiousHe was far too canny to risk giving himself away.
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