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considerate

adjective

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1 given to or made with heedful anticipation of the needs and happiness of others
  • a kindly woman who is very considerate of other people's feelings

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2 having or showing a close attentiveness to avoiding danger or trouble
  • you need to develop a more considerate temperament and learn to think before you speak

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The first known use of considerate was in 1572

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“Considerate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/considerateness. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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