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Definition of "considered" []

  • Reached after or carried out with careful thought; deliberate: my considered opinion; a considered policy involving a measured response to provocations. (adjective)
  • Highly regarded; esteemed. (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 "considered" in a sentence
  • "There he was a minute or two since, seated by that cannon, apparently an attentive and much edified auditor of a discussion we were holding on the celebrated theory of a certain bishop of your own country; which theory, rightly considered -- mind, I say _rightly considered_ -- neighbor"
  • "Gnostic literally means one who knows—but the people who coined the term considered its followers know-it-alls."
  • "They answered some questions in advance via e-mail, including my unusually impolite inquiry about whether the “rustic” of their title could properly be considered a code word for “ugly”."