premeditated

[ pri-med-i-tey-tid ]
/ prɪˈmɛd ɪˌteɪ tɪd /

adjective

done deliberately; planned in advance: a premeditated murder.

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Origin of premeditated

First recorded in 1580–90; pre- + meditate + -ed2

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OTHER WORDS FROM premeditated

pre·med·i·tat·ed·ly, adverbun·pre·med·i·tat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for premeditated

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

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

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

    The Gorgeous Girl|Nalbro Bartley