Considerate

Con*sid"er*ate

(kn*sd"r*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 others.
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Of dauntless courage and considerate pride.
Milton.
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neas is patient, considerate, and careful of his people.
Dryden.
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The wisest and most considerate men in the world.
Sharp.
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2. Having respect to; regardful. [R.]
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They may be . . . more considerate of praise.
Dr. H. More.

Syn. -- Thoughtful; reflective; careful; discreet; prudent; deliberate; serious. See Thoughtful.

-- Con*sid"er*ate*ly, adv. -- Con*sid"er*ate*ness, n.
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