An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pensive)
a. pensativo
That phone call seems to have left you quite thoughtful.Esa llamada parece haberte dejado muy pensativo.
b. meditabundo
You look sullen and thoughtful. What happened to you?Te ves taciturno y meditabundo. ¿Qué te pasó?
2. (thought-out)
a. serio
The candidate offered a thoughtful rebuttal to his opponent's argument.El candidato ofreció una refutación muy seria al argumento de su oponente.
3. (attentive)
a. atento
Juan is very thoughtful and considerate with his wife.Juan es muy atento y considerado con su mujer.
b. considerado
Taking the last piece of bread was not very thoughtful.Tomar la última rebanada de pan no fue muy considerado.
c. amable
It was very thoughtful of you to bring a gift.Fue muy amable de tu parte traer un regalo.
d. detallista
My cousin is very thoughtful and always sends me something for my birthday.Mi prima es muy detallista y siempre me manda algo por el cumpleaños.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pensive; person)
a. pensativo(a), meditabundo(a)
2. (book, writer)
a. ponderado(a), concienzudo(a)
3. (considerate)
a. considerado(a), atento(a)
thoughtful [ˈθɔːtfʊl]
1 (pensive) [+expression, look] pensativo; meditabundo
Faith looked up at him, her [expression] thoughtful She didn't respond at once, but gave him a thoughtful look
he looked thoughtful estaba pensativo or meditabundo
2 (considerate) [+person] atento; considerado
She's a very thoughtful [person]; we became close friends I can't tell you how thoughtful and kind he's been
[+gesture] amable; atento
I thanked him for his thoughtful [gesture] That's very kind of you, Mr Zapp, very thoughtful
these items make thoughtful gifts como regalos, estos artículos son un detalle; to be thoughtful of others pensar en los demás; tener en cuenta a los demás
People who though thoughtful and considerate of others...
it was very thoughtful of you fue muy amable de tu parte
"that was thoughtful of her," Nancy mused "There are some cold drinks if you'd care for one." - " That's very thoughtful of you, Mr Agnew. But not right now"
how thoughtful of him to invite me! ¡qué detalle tuvo al invitarme!; ¡qué detalle por su parte el invitarme!
3 (mindful)
he was very thoughtful of the family reputation siempre tenía muy en cuenta la reputación de la familia
4 (serious) [+book, film, person] serio; sesudo
These issues have been taken up in a very thoughtful article He's written a book called Surgical Audit which is a very thoughtful book and well produced Her letters were invariably thoughtful, intelligent, strong ...these well-written, thoughtful stories ...her highly thoughtful [approach] to her work Here I was, this small, dark, thoughtful [person] among all these towering happy blondes He is a very extremely intelligent and thoughtful [person]
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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