Synonyms for thoughtful

Synonyms for (adjective) thoughtful

Synonyms: thoughtful

Definition: considerate of the feelings or well-being of others

Similar words: considerate

Definition: showing concern for the rights and feelings of others

Usage: friends considerate enough to leave us alone


Synonyms: thoughtful

Definition: having intellectual depth

Usage: a deeply thoughtful essay

Similar words: profound

Definition: showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth

Usage: the differences are profound; a profound insight; a profound book; a profound mind; profound contempt; profound regret


Synonyms: thoughtful, serious-minded

Definition: acting with or showing thought and good sense

Usage: a sensible young man

Similar words: serious

Definition: concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities

Usage: a serious student of history; a serious attempt to learn to ski; gave me a serious look; a serious young man; are you serious or joking?; Don't be so serious!


Synonyms: thoughtful

Definition: exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

Usage: a thoughtful paper

Similar words: preoccupied, bemused, deep in thought, lost

Definition: deeply absorbed in thought

Usage: as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class; lost in thought; a preoccupied frown


Similar words: meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative, contemplative, brooding, broody

Definition: deeply or seriously thoughtful

Usage: Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man;


Similar words: cogitative

Definition: given to cogitation

Usage: he looked at me with cogitative eyes


Similar words: well thought out

Definition: resulting from careful thought

Usage: the paper was well thought out


Similar words: deliberative

Definition: involved in or characterized by deliberation and discussion and examination

Usage: a deliberative body


Similar words: excogitative

Definition: concerned with excogitating or having the power of excogitation