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premeditated

[pri-med-i-tey-tid]
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adjective
  1. done deliberately; planned in advance: a premeditated murder.

Origin of premeditated

First recorded in 1580–90; pre- + meditate + -ed2
Related formspre·med·i·tat·ed·ly, adverbun·pre·med·i·tat·ed, adjective

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Examples from the Web for premeditatedly

Historical Examples

  • You asked me, Sir, when in town, if a brave man could be a premeditatedly base one?

    Clarissa Harlowe, Volume 9 (of 9)

    Samuel Richardson

  • What were then the alternatives before the, premeditatedly (respectively) and inadvertently, keyless couple?

    Ulysses

    James Joyce

  • Mary returned to the office with a premeditatedly formal air toward Steve.

    The Gorgeous Girl

    Nalbro Bartley