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considerate

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adjective con·sid·er·ate \kən-ˈsi-d(ə-)rət\

Simple Definition of considerate

  • : thinking about the rights and feelings of other people : showing kindness toward other people

Full Definition of considerate

  1. 1 :  marked by or given to careful consideration :  circumspect

  2. 2 :  thoughtful of the rights and feelings of others

con·sid·er·ate·ly adverb
con·sid·er·ate·ness noun

Examples of considerate

  1. She is one of the most considerate people I know.

  2. He was considerate and turned down the stereo when we asked him to.



1572

First Known Use of considerate

1572


CONSIDERATE Defined for Kids

considerate

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adjective con·sid·er·ate \kən-ˈsi-də-rət\

Definition of considerate

  1. :  thoughtful of the rights and feelings of others



Headscratcher for considerate

You can switch the letters of considerate around to help you remember what the word means. With only the letters in the word you can spell the phrase “care is noted.”



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