UK [ˈmaɪn(d)f(ə)l] / US [ˈmaɪn(d)fəl] adjective
careful about or conscious of something
mindful of:

Travellers ought to be mindful of their surroundings.

mindful that:

Sally was mindful that her comments might upset him.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mindful — Mind ful, a. Bearing in mind; regardful; attentive; heedful; observant. [1913 Webster] What is man, that thou art mindful of him? Ps. viii. 4. [1913 Webster] I promise you to be mindful of your admonitions. Hammond. [1913 Webster] {Mind ful*ly},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mindful — (adj.) mid 14c., from MIND (Cf. mind) (n.) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Mindfully; mindfulness. Old English myndful meant of good memory. Old English also had myndig (adj.) mindful, recollecting; thoughtful, which if it had lived might have yielded… …   Etymology dictionary

  • mindful — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (mindful of/that) aware of or recognizing that. 2) formal inclined or intending to do something …   English terms dictionary

  • mindful — [mīnd′fəl] adj. having in mind; aware, heedful, or careful (of) [to be mindful of the danger] mindfully adv. mindfulness n …   English World dictionary

  • mindful — index careful, circumspect, cognizant, conscious (aware), discreet, faithful (diligent), familiar …   Law dictionary

  • mindful — [adj] attentive, aware alert, alive to, apprehensive, au courant, be up on*, cagey, careful, cautious, chary, cognizant, conscientious, conscious, conversant, heedful, in the know, know all the answers*, knowing, know ins and outs*, knowledgeable …   New thesaurus

  • mindful — mind|ful [ maındfəl ] adjective careful about or conscious of something: mindful of: Travelers ought to be mindful of their surroundings. mindful that: Sally was mindful that her comments might upset him …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mindful — adj. (cannot stand alone) mindful of (mindful of one s responsibilities) * * * [ maɪndf(ə)l] (cannot stand alone) mindfulof (mindful of one s responsibilities) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • mindful — [[t]ma͟ɪndfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, usu ADJ of n If you are mindful of something, you think about it and consider it when taking action. [FORMAL] We must be mindful of the consequences of selfishness... Mindful of the needs of its students …   English dictionary

  • mindful — Synonyms and related words: accommodating, accommodative, active, advertent, agog, agreeable, alert, alive, alive to, all ears, all eyes, all knowing, apperceptive, appercipient, appreciative of, apprehending, apprehensive, apprised of, assiduous …   Moby Thesaurus

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