Moved at a deliberate pace.
An example of deliberate is buying gifts only after hours of considering your options.
An example of deliberate is shooting a gun after aiming very carefully.
An example of to deliberate is what is done by a jury during a trial.
Take deliberate aim.
A jury deliberates.
Mistook the oversight for a deliberate insult.
A deliberate decision.
Origin of deliberate
- Latin dēlīberātus past participle of dēlīberāre to consider, weigh dē- de- lībrāre to balance (from lībra a balance, scales)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition