considerate

[kuhn-sid-er-it]
adjective
1.
showing kindly awareness or regard for another's feelings, circumstances, etc.: a very considerate critic.
2.
carefully considered; deliberate.
3.
marked by consideration or reflection; deliberate; prudent.

Origin:
1375–1425 for earlier sense; 1565–75 for current senses; late Middle English < Latin consīderātus (past participle of consīderāre to consider), equivalent to consīderā- (stem of consīderāre) + -tus past participle suffix

considerately, adverb
considerateness, noun
overconsiderate, adjective
overconsiderately, adverb
overconsiderateness, noun
quasi-considerate, adjective
quasi-considerately, adverb


1. kind, patient, concerned. See thoughtful.
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considerate (kənˈsɪdərɪt)
 
adj
1.  thoughtful towards other people; kind
2.  rare carefully thought out; considered
 
con'siderately
 
adv
 
con'siderateness
 
n

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considerate
1570s, "marked by deliberation," from L. consideratus, pp. of considerare (see consider). Of persons, "deliberate, prudent," 1580s; meaning "showing consideration for others" is from c.1700.
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Example sentences
She was my companion-beautiful, kind, considerate and loving-a constant joy.
And some of the aggrieved are deciding that the usual appeals for considerate
  behavior aren't solving the problem.
They make friends and are popular because they are considerate and
  self-confident.
Set up to promote courtesy and considerate social behaviour.
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