Measured Meas"ured, a. Regulated or determined by a standard; hence, equal; uniform; graduated; limited; moderated; as, he walked with measured steps; he expressed himself in no measured terms. -- {Meas"ured*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • measuredly — adverb see measured …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • measuredly — See measured. * * * …   Universalium

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  • deliberately — adverb 1. with intention; in an intentional manner (Freq. 12) he used that word intentionally I did this by choice • Syn: ↑intentionally, ↑designedly, ↑on purpose, ↑purposely, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • measured — adjective Date: 14th century 1. marked by due proportion 2. a. marked by rhythm ; regularly recurrent < a measured gait > b. metrical 3. deliberate, calculated < a measured response > • measuredly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • measuredness — See measuredly. * * * …   Universalium

  • measured — adjective 1》 having a slow, regular rhythm. 2》 (of speech or writing) deliberate and restrained. Derivatives measuredly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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