Considerate definition

kən-sĭdər-ĭt
Having or showing regard for others and their feelings; thoughtful.
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Having or showing regard for the needs or feelings of others.
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(obs.) Well-considered; deliberate.
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(archaic) Characterized by careful thought; deliberate.
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The definition of considerate is being aware of and respecting other people's feelings.

An example of considerate is not talking during a movie.

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Consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people); caring.

It was very considerate of you to give up your place for your friend.

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Characterised by careful and conscious thought; deliberate.
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Origin of considerate

  • Middle English observed from Latin cōnsīderātus past participle of cōnsīderāre to consider consider

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition