Variant of deliberate
- carefully thought out and formed, or done on purpose; premeditated
- careful in considering, judging, or deciding; not rash or hasty
- unhurried and methodical: take deliberate aim
Origin: Middle English ; from Classical Latin deliberatus, past participle of deliberare, to consider, weigh well ; from de-, intensive plush librare, to weigh ; from libra, a scales
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