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Definition of "considerate" []

  • Having or marked by regard for the needs or feelings of others. See Synonyms at thoughtful. (adjective)
  • Characterized by careful thought; deliberate. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "considerate" in a sentence
  • "But considerate is right up there on the top of the list of attributes I think are under-admired in society at large."
  • "First Impression: Benjamin is described as a considerate, smart, and charismatic athlete who likes to have a good time."
  • "If one can assume that followers in formal organizations appreciate autonomy, one should expect that leaders who say they delegate freely will be described as considerate."