What does the word thoughtful mean?

Usage examples for thoughtful

  1. There was another thoughtful pause, and then the visitor said firmly, " Go and ask Mr Chester if he will see me for a few moments." – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  2. Mr. Green did not reply to this, but his countenance assumed a thoughtful expression. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  3. This is very thoughtful of you. – Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson