• (RP) IPA: /ˈθɔːtf(ə)lnəs/, /-fʊl-/
  • (GA) enPR: thôt’fl-nəs, IPA: /ˈθɔtf(ə)lnəs/, /ˈθɑt-/

thoughtfulness (uncountable)

  1. Thoughtful and considerate attention.
    Antonyms: thoughtlessness
    • 1905, Frances Hodgson Burnett, “Sara”, in A Little Princess: […], New York, N.Y.: Charles Scribner’s Sons, OCLC 3583161 ↗, page 3 ↗:
      She sat with her feet tucked under her, and leaned against her father, who held her in his arm, as she stared out the window at the passing people with a queer old-fashioned thoughtfulness in her big eyes.
  2. Careful deliberation before action.
    Antonyms: unthoughtfulness
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