- attentive, aware, or careful (usually followed by of): mindful of one's responsibilities.
- noting or relating to the psychological technique of mindfulness: mindful observation of one's experiences.
Origin of mindful
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heedful, thoughtful, regardful.
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Mindful eating will allow you to savor your food and eat more intuitively, rather than emotionally.Meditation Tips for the Easily Distracted
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Mindful activities such as yoga and meditation can help calm and focus the mind.Adult Women Are the New Face of ADHD
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We are going to be very judicious about the use of that video, mindful that its continued use turns it into wallpaper.Should TV News Show Elliot Rodger’s ‘Retribution’ Video?
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Whatever we do now, we have to be mindful that the Russians have been preparing for something else.Germany Helped Prep Russia for War, U.S. Sources Say
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The correct response to this is to be mindful of your language.Why Republicans Don't Get the Benefit of the Doubt on Race
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His body was mindful of the situation, his soul was praying.A Singer from the Sea
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
It is of this, then, I would ask you to be mindful when you see my poor father.Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2)
Charles James Lever
The Republican party is mindful of the rights and interests of women.
Issued legitimately from the past, he is mindful of his high descent.Notes on Life and Letters
Then, mindful of her manners, she tempered the pertness with a smile.Rim o' the World
B. M. Bower
- (usually postpositive and foll by of) keeping aware; heedfulmindful of your duties
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Word Origin and History for mindful
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