Origin of considerate
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Related Words for consideratelydelicately, politely, helpfully, tenderly, sympathetically, generously, graciously, genially, affectionately, squarely, justly, soberly, equitably, warmly, passionately, respectfully, zealously, earnestly, reverently, longingly
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Historical Examples of considerately
I fear she doesn't treat them too considerately, the poor little featherhead.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Speak softly, deal gently, kindly, and considerately with her in every way.
"I don't mean to say that I have not a knapsack," she added, considerately.
"I will not keep you from them a moment," he added, considerately.Down South
And Priscilla, very kindly and considerately, always did tell her.The Talking Horse
- thoughtful towards other people; kind
- rare carefully thought out; considered
Word Origin and History for considerately
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.