Definition of Considerate

1. Adjective. Showing concern for the rights and feelings of others. "Friends considerate enough to leave us alone"

Similar to: Thoughtful
Also: Kind, Unselfish, Tactful
Derivative terms: Considerateness
Antonyms: Inconsiderate



Definition of Considerate

1. a. Given to consideration or to sober reflection; regardful of consequences or circumstances; circumspect; careful; esp. careful of the rights, claims, and feelings of others.

Definition of Considerate

1. Adjective. consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring ¹

2. Adjective. characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Considerate

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Considerate

conserved sequence
conserver
conservers
conserves
conserving
conshie
conshies
consider
consider'd
considerable
considerableness
considerables
considerably
considerance
considerances
considerate
considerately
considerateness
consideration
considerations
considerative
considerator
considerators
considered
considerer
considerers
considerest
considereth
considerin'
considering

Literary usage of Considerate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"... defense of the institutions against the risks under consideration is to be found in the considerate- ness and courtesy of the teachers concerned, ..."

2. A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon by Harriet Beecher Stowe (1853)
"Doubtless be ardently wishes that all his blacksmiths and carpenters would be considerate, and never have any children under ten years of age; but, ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"In his deportment, Mr. West was mild and considerate : his eye was keen, and his mind apt ; but he was slow and methodical in his reflections, ..."

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