1595–1605; consider + -ed2

unconsidered, adjective
well-considered, adjective Unabridged


verb (used with object)
to think carefully about, especially in order to make a decision; contemplate; reflect on: He considered the cost before buying the new car.
to regard as or deem to be: I consider the story improbable.
to think, believe, or suppose: We consider his reply unsatisfactory.
to bear in mind; make allowance for: The arrest was justified if you consider his disorderly behavior.
to pay attention to; regard: He considered the man for some time before speaking to him.
to regard with respect, thoughtfulness, honor, etc.; esteem.
to think about (something that one might do, accept, buy, etc.): to consider a job in Guatemala.
Obsolete. to view attentively; scrutinize.
Obsolete. to recompense or remunerate.
verb (used without object)
to think deliberately or carefully; reflect.
to view carefully or thoughtfully.

1350–1400; Middle English consideren (< Anglo-French) < Latin consīderāre to examine, equivalent to con- con- + sīder- (stem of sīdus) star-group, sky (see sidereal) + -āre infinitive suffix

considerer, noun
preconsider, verb (used with object)

1. ponder, deliberate, weigh. See study1. Unabridged
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consider (kənˈsɪdə)
1.  (also intr) to think carefully about or ponder on (a problem, decision, etc); contemplate
2.  (may take a clause as object) to judge, deem, or have as an opinion: I consider him a fool
3.  to have regard for; respect: consider your mother's feelings
4.  to look at; regard: he considered her face
5.  (may take a clause as object) to bear in mind as possible or acceptable: when buying a car consider this make
6.  to describe or discuss: in this programme we consider the traffic problem
7.  (may take a clause as object) to keep in mind and make allowances (for): consider his childhood
[C14: from Latin consīderāre to inspect closely, literally: to observe the stars, from sīdus star]

considered (kənˈsɪdəd)
1.  presented or thought out with care: a considered opinion
2.  (qualified by a preceding adverb) esteemed: highly considered

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from O.Fr. considerer, from L. considerare "to look at closely, observe," lit. "to observe the stars," from com- "with" + sidus (gen. sideris) "constellation." Perhaps a metaphor from navigation, but more likely reflecting Roman obsession with divination by astrology. Tucker doubts the connection
with sidus, however, since it is "quite inapplicable to desiderare," and suggests derivation instead from the root of Eng. side meaning "stretch, extend," and a sense for the full word of "survey on all sides" or "dwell long upon."
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Example sentences
Mathematically speaking, the designers considered their course all but
In my field, these are not considered peer reviewed.
Many foods are considered delicacies, not for their taste, but for their
  medicinal effects.
Working long hours is considered a hallmark of a medical residency.
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