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[fawr-thawt-fuh l, fohr-]
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  1. full of or having forethought; provident.
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Origin of forethoughtful

First recorded in 1800–10; forethought + -ful
Related formsfore·thought·ful·ly, adverbfore·thought·ful·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for forethoughtful

Historical Examples

  • Evidently some forethoughtful man had prepared his cave early.

    The Rock of Chickamauga

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • She is rich, she may be prudent, she may be a forethoughtful person.

  • There was no well in the store as in the forethoughtful Mr. Hanrahans saloon.

    The Sunset Trail

    Alfred Henry Lewis

  • She left the jewel-case when on her journey through London for safety; she is a particularly careful person, forethoughtful.

  • Party against party, neither of them had a forethoughtful head for the land at large.