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Product purchase decisions and media choices are highly informed by cultural relevance, and a brand being thoughtful about culturally relevant executions is as important as having a healthy brand image.

Nautilus caught up with Vollset, a reserved and thoughtful Norwegian man whose office walls are filled with books and colorful graphs, to discuss the intriguing findings.

There were no questionnaires, no algorithms, no thoughtful matchmaking.

The groups are facilitated by professors with expertise in the subject matter, which Smith says ensures the conversations are thoughtful and productive.

Having a thoughtful , helpful FAQ page shows that you care about your customers and search engines like businesses that care about their customers.

But I live near really smart, thoughtful people who take writing very seriously, and I can meet them for breakfast and talk books.

During our interview, he was intense, fast, generous with his time, and thoughtful and expansive with his answers.

Just when did Tatiana actually set out to build a thoughtful collection?

You know: anything too sensitive, thoughtful , too sharing, too out there.

That doesn't mean I would rather have had Earl be compassionate and thoughtful than be a winner.

He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful .

He sat glum and thoughtful , his mind in unproductive travail, until the captain was announced.

It is either thoughtless repetition, or thoughtful Analysis that he must use.

Robespierre, at such times silent and thoughtful , was ever bending over her chair.

The firelight played on the lace curtains of the baby's bed, as it did on Lady Hartledon's face; a thoughtful face just now.

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You are thoughtful if you consider how your actions and words will affect other people’s feelings. It is thoughtful to cook your friend's favorite dish when you invite him over for dinner.

The adjective thoughtful describes someone who pays attention or considers others' feelings when they speak and act. If your friend is heartbroken about a recent break-up, holding off on gushing about your new love is the thoughtful thing to do. Thoughtful can also describe intellectual depth, like a thoughtful essay on a well-known poem that focuses on a line that other scholars have overlooked.

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Caroline is such a thoughtful young woman .

“I brought you some tea .” “That’s very thoughtful of you.”

Beth stood there, silent and thoughtful, for a long time.

Her face took on a thoughtful expression .

a thoughtful discussion of important issues

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  1. Meaning of thoughtful in English

    tending to think seriously about things: You're looking very thoughtful – what's on your mind? Thoughtful also

  2. Thoughtful Definition & Meaning

    The meaning of THOUGHTFUL is absorbed in thought : meditative. How to use thoughtful in a sentence.

  3. Thoughtful Definition & Meaning

    thoughtful · showing consideration for others; considerate. · characterized by or manifesting careful thought: a thoughtful essay. · occupied with or given to

  4. Thoughtful definition and meaning

    thoughtful implies providing little attentions, offering services, or in some way looking out for the comfort or welfare of others: It was thoughtful of you to

  5. Thoughtful

    You are thoughtful if you consider how your actions and words will affect other people's feelings. It is thoughtful to cook your friend's favorite dish when

  6. thoughtful ​Definitions and Synonyms ​‌

    Definition of THOUGHTFUL (adjective): kind, and treating other people as important; thinking seriously about something; involving careful thought.

  7. Thoughtful

    thought•ful · 1. showing consideration for others; considerate. · 2. characterized by or manifesting careful thought: a thoughtful essay. · 3. occupied with or

  8. meaning of thoughtful in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

    thoughtful meaning, definition, what is thoughtful: always thinking of the things you can do...: Learn more.

  9. thoughtful adjective

    thoughtful · ​. quiet, because you are thinking. He looked thoughtful. They sat in thoughtful silence. · ​. (approving) showing that you think about and care for

  10. Thoughtful Definition & Meaning

    THOUGHTFUL meaning: 1 : serious and quiet because you are thinking; 2 : done or made after careful thinking.

  11. Thoughtful Definition & Meaning

    Thoughtful Definition · Full of thought; meditative; thinking. · Engrossed in thought. · Showing or characterized by thought; serious. · Heedful, careful, attentive