Meaning of CONSIDERATION
|Pronunciation: || ||kun`sidu'reyshun|
| ||Definition:|| |
- [n] a considerate and thoughtful act
- [n] kind and considerate regard for others; "he showed no consideration for her feelings"
- [n] the process of giving careful thought to something
- [n] information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
- [n] a discussion of a topic (as in a meeting); "consideration of the traffic problem took more than an hour"
- [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.
1. The act or process of considering; continuous careful
thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation;
Let us think with consideration. --Sir P.
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.
The consideration with which he was treated.
3. Thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice.
Consideration for the poor is a doctrine of the
4. Claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or
Lucan is the only author of consideration among the
Latin poets who was not explained for . . . the
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.
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
| ||Definition:|| ||The price bargained for and paid for a promise, goods, or real estate.|
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