deliberate definition

  • adjective:
    • completed with or marked by full consciousness regarding the nature and effects; deliberate: mistook the oversight for a deliberate insult.
    • as a result of or marked by careful consideration: a deliberate choice. See Synonyms at voluntary.
    • Unhurried for action, motion, or fashion, like wanting to prevent error: relocated at a deliberate pace. See Synonyms at sluggish.
    • Done purposely; deliberate.
    • Of you, evaluating realities and arguments with a view to an option or decision; carefully taking into consideration the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining.
    • Formed with deliberation; well-advised; very carefully considered; maybe not abrupt or rash.
    • maybe not hasty or sudden; slow.
    • Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or choice; carefully taking into consideration the possible effects of one step; circumspect; slow in deciding; -- placed on persons.
    • created with deliberation; well-advised; very carefully considered; perhaps not unexpected or rash
    • perhaps not hasty or unexpected; slow.
    • having understanding of the likely consequences; deliberate.
    • carefully thought out beforehand
    • unhurried in accordance with treatment and dignity
    • finished with or marked by complete awareness regarding the nature and effects; deliberate: mistook the oversight for a deliberate insult.
    • Arising from or marked by careful consideration: a deliberate decision. See Synonyms at voluntary.
    • Unhurried for action, movement, or manner, like wanting to prevent mistake: relocated at a deliberate speed. See Synonyms at slow.
    • complete deliberately; intentional.
    • Of one, evaluating facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the possible consequences of a step; circumspect; sluggish in determining.
    • Formed with deliberation; well-advised; very carefully considered; maybe not unexpected or rash.
    • Not hasty or unexpected; sluggish.
    • Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or choice; very carefully taking into consideration the likely effects of a step; circumspect; slow in identifying; -- applied to individuals.
    • Formed with deliberation; well-advised; very carefully considered; perhaps not unexpected or rash
    • maybe not hasty or sudden; sluggish.
    • having awareness of the likely effects; intentional.
    • carefully considered ahead of time
    • unhurried and with attention and dignity
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to consider carefully and often slowly, as about an option to-be made.
    • To consult with another or others in an ongoing process of reaching a choice.
    • To simply take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments pros and cons a proposed strategy; to reflect; to think about; to wait in deciding; -- occasionally with upon, upon, about, concerning.
    • to consider carefully and sometimes slowly, as about a selection to be made.
    • To consult with another or others in a process of achieving a decision.
    • To take counsel with a person's self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to think about; to hesitate in determining; -- sometimes with on, upon, about, regarding.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To consider (a matter) very carefully and often gradually, as by evaluating alternatives.
    • To weigh-in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to take into account maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder.
    • to take into account (a matter) carefully and frequently slowly, as by evaluating choices.
    • To weigh-in your brain; to think about the reason why pros and cons; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder.
  • verb:
    • To consider very carefully.
    • think about carefully; weigh
    • discuss the benefits and drawbacks of a problem
    • To consider carefully.
    • think of very carefully; weigh
    • discuss the pros and cons of a concern
  • others:
    • To weigh in the mind; weigh the arguments or considerations for and against; think or reflect upon; consider.
    • To think very carefully or attentively; consider and analyze the causes pros and cons a proposition; estimate the extra weight or power of arguments, and/or probable consequences of an action, being a choice or decision; reflect very carefully upon something becoming done; consider.
    • More loosely, to pause and start thinking about; end to mirror.
    • Synonyms To ponder, cogitate, reflect, discussion, believe, meditate, ruminate, muse.
    • Weighing details and arguments with a view to an option or decision; very carefully thinking about the likely consequences of an action; circumspect; mindful and sluggish in deciding: applied to persons.
    • Formed or finished with consideration and complete purpose; well-weighed or considered; maybe not sudden or rash: put on ideas or functions: as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate function; a deliberate falsehood.
    • Characterized by slowness in decision or action; sluggish.
    • Synonyms and Cautious, cool, wary, mindful, thoughtful.
    • To weigh-in your brain; consider the arguments or factors pros and cons; think or reflect upon; consider.
    • to believe very carefully or attentively; consider and examine the reason why pros and cons a proposition; estimate the extra weight or power of arguments, or the probable effects of an action, to an option or choice; reflect carefully upon what is to-be done; consider.
    • even more loosely, to pause and start thinking about; stop to reflect.
    • Synonyms To ponder, cogitate, mirror, discussion, believe, meditate, ruminate, muse.
    • Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a selection or choice; very carefully taking into consideration the possible consequences of an action; circumspect; cautious and sluggish in determining: placed on persons.
    • Formed or through with consideration and complete intention; well weighed or considered; perhaps not abrupt or rash: placed on thoughts or functions: as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate purpose; a deliberate falsehood.
    • Characterized by slowness in decision or activity; slow.
    • Synonyms and Cautious, cool, wary, cautious, thoughtful.

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