Inattentive and Thoughtful


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Inattentive adjective – Showing a lack of attention or care.
Thoughtful is an antonym for inattentive in preoccupied topic.
Nearby Words: inattention, inattentively
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Thoughtful adjective – Given to or made with heedful anticipation of the needs and happiness of others.
Usage example: a thoughtful manager who understands that people's families should be more important than their jobs

Inattentive is an antonym for thoughtful in topics: contemplative, caring.
Nearby Words: thought, thoughtless, thoughtfully, thoughtlessly
Antonyms for Thoughtful
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character inattentive character thoughtful character
treatment inattentive treatment thoughtful treatment
type inattentive type thoughtful type
reader inattentive reader thoughtful reader
Other nouns: members.
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