The definition of considerate is being aware of and respecting other people's feelings.
An example of considerate is not talking during a movie.
- having or showing regard for others and their feelings; thoughtful
- Obs. well-considered; deliberate
Origin of considerateMiddle English considerat from Classical Latin consideratus, past participle of considerare: see consider
- Having or showing regard for the needs or feelings of others. See Synonyms at thoughtful.
- Archaic Characterized by careful thought; deliberate.
Origin of considerateMiddle English observed from Latin cōnsīderātus past participle of cōnsīderāre to consider ; see consider .
(comparative more considerate, superlative most considerate)