heedful vs thoughtful what difference

what is difference between heedful and thoughtful

English

Alternative forms

  • heedfull (archaic)

Etymology

heed +‎ -ful

Adjective

heedful (comparative more heedful, superlative most heedful)

  1. taking heed
  2. paying close attention; mindful

Antonyms

  • heedless

Derived terms

  • heedfully
  • heedfulness

Translations



English

Etymology

From Middle English thoȝtful, thohtful, equivalent to thought +‎ -ful. Compare Dutch gedachtenvol.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈθɔːtfʊl/, /ˈθɔːtfəl/
  • (General American) enPR: thôt’fəl, IPA(key): /ˈθɔtfəl/
  • (cotcaught merger) enPR: thät’fəl, IPA(key): /ˈθɑtfəl/

Adjective

thoughtful (comparative more thoughtful, superlative most thoughtful)

  1. Demonstrating thought or careful consideration.
    Synonyms: thoughty, carefully, detail oriented
  2. Demonstrating kindness or consideration for others.
    Synonyms: thoughty, considerate, attentive, caring

Antonyms

  • thoughtless

Derived terms

  • thoughtfully
  • thoughtfulness

Translations


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