Definition of considerate
2 : thoughtful of the rights and feelings of others He was considerate and turned down the stereo when we asked him to.
Examples of considerate in a Sentence
She is one of the most considerate people I know.
He was considerate and turned down the stereo when we asked him to.
Recent Examples of considerate from the Web
Meche was a considerate student, said Kambiz GaneaBassiri, who taught Meche’s Introduction to Islam class in 2015.
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Origin and Etymology of considerate
First Known Use: 1572
CONSIDERATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of considerate for English Language Learners
: thinking about the rights and feelings of other people : showing kindness toward other people
CONSIDERATE Defined for Kids
Definition of considerate for Students
: 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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