[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

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Contemporary Examples of well-considered

  • Goldman understands high-end design; she also understands the power of well-considered style.

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    February 3, 2011

Historical Examples of well-considered

British Dictionary definitions for well-considered


adjective (well considered when postpositive)

having been thought about carefully



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