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American English: /ˈθɔtfəl/
British English: /ˈθɔːtfʊl/
, /ˈθɔːtf(ə)l/

Translation of thoughtful in Spanish:


  • 1 (person/conduct) (kind)
    (considerate) considerado
    it was thoughtful of you to ask
    fue un detalle por tu parte el preguntar
    a present? how thoughtful of you!
    ¿un regalo? ¡qué detalle! or ¡qué amabilidad!
    to be thoughtful of something/somebody [formal]
    tener en cuenta algo/a alguien
    Example sentences
    • Michael even bought us both cards and presents which was very thoughtful of him.
    • Thank you very much for the parcels of groceries, it was very thoughtful of you all.
    • Thank you for the birthday card and the money, it was very thoughtful of you, I appreciate it.
  • 2 (pensive)
    Example sentences
    • Your words and the thoughtful reflections of others will help awaken those who can and will make a difference.
    • By nature she is a thoughtful, serious girl whose natural reticence has been reinforced by too many rooms full of flashbulbs and poised pens.
    • It makes me think that she's just fairly introverted and is quite a thoughtful person, even pensive perhaps.
  • 3 (reflective, considered)
    Example sentences
    • The delay in getting it to you was caused in part by life having become rather busy recently and in part by the need to make a careful, thoughtful choice.
    • Their careful and thoughtful comments led to marked improvements in nearly all the reports.
    • These are two thoughtful performances in a carefully understated film that has a number of erudite lines without ever becoming preachy.
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