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considerate

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

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

Full Definition of CONSIDERATE

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

First Known Use of CONSIDERATE

1572
CONSIDERATELY Defined for Kids

considerate

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

Definition of CONSIDERATE for Kids

:  thoughtful of the rights and feelings of others

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