considerate

  • 1 Considerate — Con*sid er*ate (k[o^]n*s[i^]d [ e]r*[asl]t), a. [L. consideratus, p. p.] 1. Given to consideration or to sober reflection; regardful of consequences or circumstances; circumspect; careful; esp. careful of the rights, claims, and feelings of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 considerate — index benevolent, charitable (lenient), circumspect, humane, judicial, judicious, lenient, philanthr …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 considerate — 1570s, marked by deliberation, from L. consideratus, pp. of considerare (see CONSIDER (Cf. consider)). Of persons, deliberate, prudent, 1580s; meaning showing consideration for others is from c.1700 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 considerate — *thoughtful, attentive Analogous words: kindly, *kind: *tender, sympathetic, warmhearted, compassionate: obliging, complaisant, *amiable Antonyms: inconsiderate Contrasted words: *forgetful, unmindful, oblivious: *careless, h …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 considerate — [adj] respectful of others accommodating, amiable, attentive, benevolent, big, charitable, chivalrous, circumspect, compassionate, complaisant, concerned, cool, discreet, forbearing, generous, kind, kindly, like a sport*, magnanimous, mellow,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 considerate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ careful not to harm or inconvenience others. DERIVATIVES considerately adverb …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 considerate — [kən sid′er it] adj. [ME considerat < L consideratus, pp. of considerare: see CONSIDER] 1. having or showing regard for others and their feelings; thoughtful 2. Obs. well considered; deliberate SYN. THOUGHTFUL considerately adv.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 considerate — adj. 1) considerate of (he was considerate of everyone) 2) considerate towards 3) considerate to + inf. (it was considerate of her to do that) * * * [kən sɪd(ə)rɪt] considerate towards considerate of (he was considerate of everyone) considerate… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 9 considerate — con|sid|er|ate [kənˈsıdərıt] adj always thinking of what other people need or want and being careful not to upset them ≠ ↑inconsiderate ▪ He was always kind and considerate. it is considerate of sb (to do sth) ▪ It was very considerate of you to… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 considerate — [[t]kənsɪ̱dərət[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ of n (approval) Someone who is considerate pays attention to the needs, wishes, or feelings of other people. I think he s the most charming, most considerate man I ve ever known... I ve always understood… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 considerate — adjective always thinking of what other people need or want and taking care not to upset them: Diana is a considerate boss who is always willing to listen. | considerate of sb (to do sth): It was very considerate of you to let us know you were… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 considerate — considerately, adv. considerateness, n. /keuhn sid euhr it/, adj. 1. showing kindly awareness or regard for another s feelings, circumstances, etc.: a very considerate critic. 2. carefully considered; deliberate. 3. marked by consideration or… …

    Universalium

  • 13 considerate — adjective /kənˈsɪdəɹət/ a) consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring It was very considerate of you to give up your place for your friend. b) characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate …

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  • 14 considerate — con|sid|er|ate [ kən sıdərət ] adjective thinking about the feelings and needs of other people: It was very considerate of you to include me …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 considerate — adjective the doorman was considerate enough to call her when the mail was delivered Syn: attentive, thoughtful, solicitous, mindful, heedful; obliging, accommodating, helpful, cooperative, patient; kind, unselfish, compassionate, sympathetic,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 considerate — UK [kənˈsɪd(ə)rət] / US [kənˈsɪdərət] adjective thinking about the feelings and needs of other people It was very considerate of you to include me …

    English dictionary

  • 17 considerate —   Leo ole, no ono o.    ♦ Considerate of parents, no ono o makua …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 18 considerate — adjective Date: 1572 1. marked by or given to careful consideration ; circumspect 2. thoughtful of the rights and feelings of others • considerately adverb • considerateness noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 considerate — Synonyms and related words: accommodating, accommodative, affable, agreeable, amiable, attentive, benevolent, big, calculating, careful, cautious, charitable, chary, chivalrous, circumspect, civil, compassionate, complaisant, courteous, curious,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 considerate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. thoughtful, kind, humane, sympathetic. See care, benevolence. Ant., inconsiderate, unfeeling. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. thoughtful, attentive, kind, solicitous; see kind , polite 1 , thoughtful 2 …

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