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The two strengthened ties over the years and now Krauss considers Epstein a “close” and “considerate” friend.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking
January 8, 2015
A hard-working doctor (of any race) has rendered careful, considerate care to a complicated patient.How Obamacare Will Screw Black Doctors
May 26, 2014
One appeal I got by email does ask for children's clothes, but says this: “Be considerate and thoughtful while giving clothes.”
“Considerate and thoughtful”: not words I could have used for myself after an earlier disaster.
Simply asking tenants to be considerate of the staff has helped increase their tendency to recycle.Why Michael Bloomberg’s Composting Plan Stinks for Supers
June 19, 2013
How just, how love-careful he was not to ask her—considerate for her more than himself!Weighed and Wanting
And it was considerate of you not to employ it in this instance.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
Being so considerate as to visit me, I hope you will be likewise so considerate as to overlook that.
And don't be one-sided, my dear madam; it's not considerate, it's not kind.
Yet I am sure they are both so considerate, good-humoured, and reasonable, that he might spare them.
- thoughtful towards other people; kind
- rare carefully thought out; considered
Word Origin and History for considerate
1570s, "marked by deliberation," from Latin consideratus, past participle of considerare (see consider). Of persons, "deliberate, prudent," 1580s; meaning "showing consideration for others" is from c.1700. Related: Considerately; considerateness.