measured


measured

adjective

: done with thought and care

Full Definition of MEASURED

1
:  marked by due proportion
2
a :  marked by rhythm :  regularly recurrent <a measured gait>
b :  metrical
3
:  deliberate, calculated <a measured response>
mea·sured·ly adverb

Examples of MEASURED

  1. This crisis requires a measured response.
  2. She spoke in carefully measured tones.

First Known Use of MEASURED

14th century

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