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Thoughtful


THOUGHT'FUL, adjective Full of thought; contemplative; employed in meditation; as a man of thoughtful mind.

1. Attentive; careful; having the mind directed to an object; as thoughtful of gain.

2. Promoting serious thought; favorable to musing or meditation.

War, horrid war, your thoughtful walks invades.

3. Anxious; solicitous.

Around her crowd distrust and doubt and fear,

And thoughtful foresight, and tormenting care.