done deliberately; planned in advance: a premeditated murder.

Origin of premeditated

First recorded in 1580–90; pre- + meditate + -ed2
Related formspre·med·i·tat·ed·ly, adverbun·pre·med·i·tat·ed, adjective

Synonym study Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for premeditatedly

Historical Examples of premeditatedly

  • You asked me, Sir, when in town, if a brave man could be a premeditatedly base one?

  • What were then the alternatives before the, premeditatedly (respectively) and inadvertently, keyless couple?


    James Joyce

  • Mary returned to the office with a premeditatedly formal air toward Steve.

    The Gorgeous Girl

    Nalbro Bartley