considerately

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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