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mindful

[mahynd-fuh l] /ˈmaɪnd fəl/
adjective
1.
attentive, aware, or careful (usually followed by of):
mindful of one's responsibilities.
2.
noting or relating to the psychological technique of mindfulness:
mindful observation of one's experiences.
Origin of mindful
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English mindeful. See mind, -ful
Related forms
mindfully, adverb
mindfulness, noun
Synonyms
heedful, thoughtful, regardful.
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mindful

/ˈmaɪndfʊl/
adjective
1.
usually postpositive and foll by of. keeping aware; heedful: mindful of your duties
Derived Forms
mindfully, adverb
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Word Origin and History for mindful
adj.

mid-14c., from mind (n.) + -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 a modern *mindy.

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