considerate

[ kuhn-sid-er-it ]
/ kənˈsɪd ər ɪt /

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.

Origin of considerate

1375–1425 for earlier sense; 1565–75 for current senses; late Middle English < Latin consīderātus (past participle of consīderāre to consider), equivalent to consīderā- (stem of consīderāre) + -tus past participle suffix

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considerate

/ (kənˈsɪdərɪt) /

adjective

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

Derived Forms

considerately, adverbconsiderateness, noun
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