pre·​med·​i·​ta·​tive (ˌ)prē-ˈme-də-ˌtā-tiv How to pronounce premeditative (audio)
: given to or characterized by premeditation

Word History

First Known Use

1764, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of premeditative was in 1764

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“Premeditative.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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