Antonyms of adj thoughtful

5 senses of thoughtful

Sense 1
thoughtful -- (having intellectual depth; "a deeply thoughtful essay")

INDIRECT (VIA profound) -> superficial -- (concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences")

Sense 2
thoughtful (vs. thoughtless) -- (exhibiting or characterized by careful thought; "a thoughtful paper")

thoughtless (vs. thoughtful) -- (showing lack of careful thought; "the debate turned into thoughtless bickering")
        => inconsiderate, unconsidered -- (without proper consideration or reflection; "slovenly inconsiderate reasoning"; "unconsidered words"; "prejudice is the holding of unconsidered opinions")
        => unreflective, unthinking, unthoughtful -- (not exhibiting or characterized by careful thought)

Sense 3
thoughtful, serious-minded -- (acting with or showing thought and good sense; "a sensible young man")

INDIRECT (VIA serious) -> frivolous -- (not serious in content or attitude or behavior; "a frivolous novel"; "a frivolous remark"; "a frivolous young woman")

Sense 4
heedful (vs. heedless), attentive, thoughtful, paying attention -- (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing")


Sense 5
thoughtful -- (considerate of the feelings or well-being of others)

INDIRECT (VIA considerate) -> inconsiderate -- (lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others; "shockingly inconsiderate behavior")

Similarity of adj thoughtful

5 senses of thoughtful

Sense 1
thoughtful -- (having intellectual depth; "a deeply thoughtful essay")
       => profound (vs. superficial) -- (showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret")

Sense 2
thoughtful (vs. thoughtless) -- (exhibiting or characterized by careful thought; "a thoughtful paper")
       => bemused, deep in thought (predicate), lost (predicate), preoccupied -- (deeply absorbed in thought; "as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class"; "lost in thought"; "a preoccupied frown")
       => brooding, broody, contemplative, meditative, musing, pensive, pondering, reflective, ruminative -- (deeply or seriously thoughtful; "Byron lives on not only in his poetry, but also in his creation of the 'Byronic hero' - the persona of a brooding melancholy young man";)
       => cogitative -- (given to cogitation; "he looked at me with cogitative eyes")
       => well thought out (predicate) -- (resulting from careful thought; "the paper was well thought out")
       => deliberative -- (involved in or characterized by deliberation and discussion and examination; "a deliberative body")
       => excogitative -- (concerned with excogitating or having the power of excogitation)
          Also See-> considerate#1

Sense 3
thoughtful, serious-minded -- (acting with or showing thought and good sense; "a sensible young man")
       => serious (vs. frivolous) -- (concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!")

Sense 4
heedful (vs. heedless), attentive, thoughtful, paying attention -- (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing")

Sense 5
thoughtful -- (considerate of the feelings or well-being of others)
       => considerate (vs. inconsiderate) -- (showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone")

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