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 deliberately
Patrons eat their cannoli slowly and deliberately, dabbing the powdered sugar on their plates with licked fingers.
Nonetheless, Turing killed himself on June 7, 1954, in a deliberately prepared way, by eating a cyanide-laced apple.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He refused to be drawn on whether the authors might be guilty of a deliberately deception.
Second, penalties need to be increased for lying or deliberately withholding relevant requested information from Congress.
“The language on the ballot is deceptive and deliberately so,” says Herron.
I deliberately asked him to dine with me last night in London.The Diva's Ruby|F. Marion Crawford
Coldly and deliberately Michael after dinner rang the bell of Drake's house.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
How could he deliberately become the scapegoat of so many crimes to which he had been an utter stranger?The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Stankevitch wrote that not deliberately, but persistently, the Committee was dealing death-blows to the Government.The Russian Turmoil|Anton Ivanovich Denikin
The schooner had had measles on board, and the six prisoners had been deliberately exposed to it.South Sea Tales|Jack London
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.