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 deliberateness
He answered each question with a head-of-state sort of deliberateness.
The Colonel was not aware of it, but the deliberateness and vocal volume of his opening phrases made them very impressive.Southern Lights and Shadows|Various
Schillers sense of humor doubtless leads him to exaggerate somewhat the deliberateness of this importation of German metaphysics.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
It was not casually done, but with the deliberateness of the man who feels he has an unpleasant duty before him.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
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.