deliberativeness
noun see deliberation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deliberativeness — See deliberatively. * * * …   Universalium

  • deliberativeness — noun The state or quality of being deliberative …   Wiktionary

  • deliberativeness — n. quality of being carefully considered, quality of being deliberate; slowness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deliberativeness — de·lib·er·a·tive·ness …   English syllables

  • deliberativeness — noun see deliberative I …   Useful english dictionary

  • deliberation — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the act of deliberating b. a discussion and consideration by a group of persons (as a jury or legislature) of the reasons for and against a measure 2. the quality or state of being deliberate • deliberative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deliberative — deliberatively, adv. deliberativeness, n. /di lib euhr euh tiv, euh ray tiv/, adj. 1. having the function of deliberating, as a legislative assembly: a deliberative body. 2. having to do with policy; dealing with the wisdom and expediency of a… …   Universalium

  • deliberative — 1550s, from M.Fr. délibératif or directly from L. deliberativus pertaining to deliberation, from pp. stem of deliberare (see DELIBERATION (Cf. deliberation)). Related: Deliberatively; deliberativeness …   Etymology dictionary

  • deliberative — /dəˈlɪbərətɪv / (say duh libuhruhtiv), / lɪbrə / (say libruh ) adjective 1. having the function of deliberating, as a legislative assembly. 2. having to do with policy; dealing with the wisdom and expediency of a proposal: a deliberative speech.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • deliberative — adj. of, or appointed for the purpose of, deliberation or debate (a deliberative assembly). Derivatives: deliberatively adv. deliberativeness n. Etymology: F deacutelibeacuteratif ive or L deliberativus (as DELIBERATE) …   Useful english dictionary

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