Origin of deliberation
Examples from the Web for deliberation
On Nov. 13, after years of deliberation, an advisory panel finally recommended lifting the ban, sort of.The Outrageous Celibacy Requirement for Gay Blood Donors|Jay Michaelson|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After 90 minutes of deliberation, the jury found that the evidence was insufficient and acquitted Lizzie.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His sexual life, just like his barbarism, was the result of deliberation, not appetites run amok.Nothing Was Banal About Eichmann’s Evil, Says a Scathing New Biography|Michael Signer|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not many doctors are likely to reach for the pocketbook on that scale without quite a bit of deliberation.
He speaks in heavily-accented English, but fluidly and lyrically, with both force and deliberation.The Politics of Literature: An interview with Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa|Michael Moynihan|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here, then, is the position of Mr. Lincoln set forth with deliberation and care.History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Washington Williams
Jake smiled quaintly as he fingered the coin with deliberation.Tales of Northumbria|Howard Pease
Arthur Van Dusen when he acted, moved with deliberation as well as speed.When the Cock Crows|Waldron Baily
It meant a flutter of raiment, a deliberation of readjustment, a kind of superb, massive dislocation.The Adventures of a Widow|Edgar Fawcett
The food must be thoroughly cooked, eaten slowly, and masticated with care and deliberation.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)|W. Grant Hague
British Dictionary definitions for deliberation
Word Origin and History for deliberation
late 14c., Old French deliberation, from Latin deliberationem (nominative deliberatio), noun of action from past participle stem of deliberare "weigh, consider well," from de- "entirely" (see de-) + -liberare, altered (perhaps by influence of liberare "liberate") from librare "to balance, weigh," from libra "scale."