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[kuh n-sid-erd] /kənˈsɪd ərd/
thought about or decided upon with care:
a considered opinion.
regarded with respect or esteem:
a highly considered person.
Origin of considered
First recorded in 1595-1605; consider + -ed2
Related forms
unconsidered, adjective
well-considered, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • As to me, I am a mere legal Autolycus, a snapper-up of unconsidered trifles of evidence.

    The Mystery of 31 New Inn R. Austin Freeman
  • Miss Amabel was pure Addington in all her unconsidered impulses.

    The Prisoner Alice Brown
  • At last she shut up the unconsidered cash-book, lighted another gas-jet, and striding to the door, rapped sharply on the glass.

    The Market-Place Harold Frederic
  • It had been a cruel letter, but unconsidered, like the tantrum of a child.

    Hidden Water Dane Coolidge
  • Ursula was silent; she grew pale now after her redness of hasty and unconsidered self-defence.

    Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
  • It would delight a gatherer-up of unconsidered trifles to see one of them.

    Nasby in Exile David R. Locke
  • This is felt as a difficulty by women, while it is unnoticed and unconsidered by men.

    Women in Modern Industry B. L. Hutchins
  • I did not believe that she was generally guilty of unconsidered speech.

    The Clammer and the Submarine William John Hopkins
British Dictionary definitions for unconsidered


not considered; disregarded
done without consideration


presented or thought out with care: a considered opinion
(qualified by a preceding adverb) esteemed: highly considered
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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