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noun as in consideration

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These are changes which are meant to have the conversation on Twitter be more thoughtful.

An exception is Lady Gaga, who rates a thoughtful chapter toward the book’s end.

For example, people asked to evaluate a potential job applicant found the applicant to be more thoughtful, intelligent and competent if they’d heard rather than read the person’s job pitch.

For my birthday, Kanye got me the most thoughtful gift of a lifetime.

It is always thoughtful of a son to seek his mother’s advice.

Endowing the feverish, PR-patrolled world of presidential politics with thoughtfulness and poise—now that would be radical.

Rueful laughter from both men turned to thoughtfulness in Stittsworth.

He was a biggish lad, with a boyish, slightly mischievous grin, and thoughtfulness and consideration were seamed in his character.

His attempts at thoughtfulness fall flat, especially when he attempts On Walden Pond-esque introspection and self-assessment.

His artistic thoughtfulness and precision are also evident in the 2009 collection Kazan on Directing.

"Granted; as many as you like," he returned, glancing down into her eyes that were full of thoughtfulness and some speculation.

It is too handsome for me; but I shall always keep it, and be glad for the thoughtfulness which prompted the lady to send it.

Julian read the letter many times; he was touched by its delicate and eloquent sorrow—its fine and chastened thoughtfulness.

With her usual thoughtfulness Aunt Affy asked no question concerning the letter.

Jack was very thoughtful; but his thoughtfulness now was of a different kind from his late moody silence.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thoughtfulness, such as: kindness, helpfulness, indulgence, and understanding.

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