[ mahynd-fuhl ]
/ ˈmaɪnd fəl /


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

First recorded in 1375–1425, mindful is from the late Middle English word mindeful. See mind, -ful

Related forms

mind·ful·ly, adverbmind·ful·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mindfully


/ (ˈmaɪndfʊl) /


(usually postpositive and foll by of) keeping aware; heedfulmindful of your duties

Derived Forms

mindfully, adverb
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