verb (used with object), de·lib·er·at·ed, de·lib·er·at·ing.
verb (used without object), de·lib·er·at·ed, de·lib·er·at·ing.
- delhi belly,
- delian league,
- delibes, léo,
Origin of deliberate
Examples from the Web for deliberate
But we were attempting a deliberate naiveté, a decision to approach these books as if they might have something to teach us.
“The lovers are seated across the room from each other,” he begins in his deliberate tones.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Poindexter followed with a recitation of the Iran program filled with deliberate inaccuracies.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A pitcher's life is one day of deliberate self-injury, followed by three days of healing, then a fresh injury.
Some companies fear “throttling”—a deliberate slowing—which may become more frequently used by the ISPs.Porn Fights For Your Right to Surf: Pornhub, YouPorn, and Redtube Lead Charge For Net Neutrality|Aurora Snow|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You state here, 'upon cool, deliberate inquiry': what was that cool, deliberate inquiry?
We deliberate on or upon, also about or concerning a matter: the first two are preferable.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
Only deliberate thought would remind us that he was a colonel.Stamped Caution|Raymond Zinke Gallun
Of the deliberate and diffuse Federationist there remained no trace, save the binoculars and two damp whiskers.A Diversity of Creatures|Rudyard Kipling
Frank was calm and deliberate, and he did not lift his voice above the tone used in ordinary conversation.Frank Merriwell Down South|Burt L. Standish
Word Origin for deliberate
early 15c., "done with careful consideration," from Latin deliberatus "resolved upon, determined," past participle of deliberare (see deliberation). Meaning "slow, consciously unhurried" is attested by 1590s. Related: Deliberately.
1540s, from Latin deliberatus, past participle of deliberare (see deliberation). Related: Deliberated; deliberating.