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considerate

[ kuhn-sid-er-it ]
/ kənˈsɪd ər ɪt /
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adjective

showing kindly awareness or regard for another's feelings, circumstances, etc.: a very considerate critic.
carefully considered; deliberate.
marked by consideration or reflection; deliberate; prudent.

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Origin of considerate

First recorded in 1375–1425 for earlier sense; 1565–75 for current senses; late Middle English, from Latin consīderātus (past participle of consīderāre “to examine, consider” ), equivalent to consīderā- (stem of consīderāre) + -tus past participle suffix; see consider

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1. See thoughtful.

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British Dictionary definitions for considerate

considerate
/ (kənˈsɪdərɪt) /

adjective

thoughtful towards other people; kind
rare carefully thought out; considered

Derived forms of considerate

considerately, adverbconsiderateness, noun
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