[kuh n-sid-erd]


thought about or decided upon with care: a considered opinion.
regarded with respect or esteem: a highly considered person.

Origin of considered

First recorded in 1595–1605; consider + -ed2
Related formsun·con·sid·ered, adjectivewell-con·sid·ered, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unconsidered

Contemporary Examples of unconsidered

  • "This is true when we text, when we tweet, when we send an unconsidered email," says Turkle.

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    Why Men Cybercheat

    Jessica Bennett

    June 7, 2011

  • It takes place “as though it were an involuntary, unconsidered movement of a body that has lost its mind.”

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    Why Israel Has to Do Better

    Peter Beinart

    May 23, 2010

Historical Examples of unconsidered

  • Miss Amabel was pure Addington in all her unconsidered impulses.

    The Prisoner

    Alice Brown

  • It had been a cruel letter, but unconsidered, like the tantrum of a child.

    Hidden Water

    Dane Coolidge

  • Was it for an unconsidered and foolish whim that they came to me, then?

  • And a part of it was the unconsidered language of a loving woman.

  • It would delight a gatherer-up of unconsidered trifles to see one of them.

    Nasby in Exile

    David R. Locke

British Dictionary definitions for unconsidered



not considered; disregarded
done without consideration



presented or thought out with carea considered opinion
(qualified by a preceding adverb) esteemedhighly considered
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