premeditative

adjective
pre·​med·​i·​ta·​tive | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈme-də-ˌtā-tiv How to pronounce premeditative (audio) \

Definition of premeditative

: given to or characterized by premeditation

First Known Use of premeditative

1764, in the meaning defined above

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“Premeditative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premeditative. Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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