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Meaning of CONSIDERATION

Pronunciation:  kun`sidu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a considerate and thoughtful act
  2. [n]  kind and considerate regard for others; "he showed no consideration for her feelings"
  3. [n]  the process of giving careful thought to something
  4. [n]  information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
  5. [n]  a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting); "consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"
  6. [n]  a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
 

CONSIDERATION is a 13 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: circumstance, condition, considerateness, retainer, thoughtfulness, thoughtfulness
 
 Antonyms: inconsiderateness, inconsideration, thoughtlessness
 
 See Also: advisement, attentiveness, benignity, cerebration, contemplation, deliberation, discourse, discussion, exploration, fee, information, intellection, justification, kindness, kindness, mentation, mitigating circumstance, musing, reconsideration, reflection, reflexion, rumination, tact, tactfulness, thinking, thought, thoughtfulness, treatment, weighing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*sid`er*a"tion\, n. [L. consideratio: cf. F.
consid?ration.]
1. The act or process of considering; continuous careful
   thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation;
   attention.

         Let us think with consideration.      --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

         Consideration, like an angel, came.   --Shak.

2. Attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially
   in diplomatic or stately correspondence.

         The undersigned has the honor to repeat to Mr.
         Hulseman the assurance of his high consideration.
                                               --D. Webster.

         The consideration with which he was treated.
                                               --Whewell.

3. Thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice.

         Consideration for the poor is a doctrine of the
         church.                               --Newman.

4. Claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or
   consequence.

         Lucan is the only author of consideration among the
         Latin poets who was not explained for . . . the
         Dauphin.                              --Addison.

5. The result of delibration, or of attention and
   examonation; matured opinion; a reflection; as,
   considerations on the choice of a profession.

6. That which is, or should be, taken into account as a
   ground of opinion or action; motive; reason.

         He was obliged, antecedent to all other
         considerations, to search an asylum.  --Dryden.

         Some considerations which are necessary to the
         forming of a correct judgment.        --Macaulay.

7. (Law) The cause which moves a contracting party to enter
   into an agreement; the material cause of a contract; the
   price of a stripulation; compensation; equivalent.
   --Bouvier.

Note: Consideration is what is done, or promised to be done,
      in exchange for a promise, and ``as a mere advantage to
      the promisor without detriment to the promisee would
      not avail, the proper test is detriment to the
      promisee.'' --Wharton.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: The price bargained for and paid for a promise, goods, or real estate.
 
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