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Pronunciation:  kun'sidurit

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[adj]  showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"

CONSIDERATE is a 11 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: kind, thoughtful
 Antonyms: inconsiderate
 See Also: tactful, unselfish



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*sid"er*ate\, 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 other.

         Of dauntless courage and considerate pride.

         ?neas is patient, considerate, and careful of his
         people.                               --Dryden.

         The wisest and most considerate men in the world.

2. Having respect to; regardful. [R.]

         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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