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con·sid·er·ate

 (kən-sĭd′ər-ĭt)
adj.
1. Having or showing regard for the needs or feelings of others. See Synonyms at thoughtful.
2. Archaic Characterized by careful thought; deliberate.

[Middle English, observed, from Latin cōnsīderātus, past participle of cōnsīderāre, to consider; see consider.]

con·sid′er·ate·ly adv.
con·sid′er·ate·ness n.

considerate

(kənˈsɪdərɪt)
adj
1. thoughtful towards other people; kind
2. rare carefully thought out; considered
conˈsiderately adv
conˈsiderateness n

con•sid•er•ate

(kənˈsɪd ər ɪt)

adj.
1. showing kindly regard for the feelings or circumstances of others; thoughtful.
2. marked by or showing care; deliberate.
[1565–75; late Middle English < Latin consīderātus, past participle of consīderāre to consider]
con•sid′er•ate•ly, adv.
con•sid′er•ate•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.considerate - showing concern for the rights and feelings of others; "friends considerate enough to leave us alone"
kind - having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior; "kind to sick patients"; "a kind master"; "kind words showing understanding and sympathy"; "thanked her for her kind letter"
unselfish - disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
tactful - having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others; "she was tactful enough not to shatter his illusion"; "a tactful remark eased her embarrassment"
inconsiderate - lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others; "shockingly inconsiderate behavior"

considerate

adjective thoughtful, kind, kindly, concerned, obliging, attentive, mindful, unselfish, solicitous I think he's the most charming, considerate man I've ever met.
selfish, thoughtless, inconsiderate, heedless

considerate

adjective
Full of polite concern for the well-being of others:
Translations
مُراعٍ لـشُعُور الآخَرِينمُراعِ لِشُعور الآخَرين
ohleduplný
hensynsfuldbetænksom
huomaavainen
obziran
tillitssamur
思いやりのある
이해심 많은
atidusatjautamotyvasnepaisantrūpestingas
taktisksuzmanīgs
obziren
omtänksam
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chu đáo

considerate

[kənˈsɪdərɪt] ADJ [person, action] → atento, considerado
to be considerate towardsser atento con
it's most considerate of youes muy amable de su parte

considerate

[kənˈsɪdərət] adjprévenant(e), plein(e) d'égards

considerate

adjrücksichtsvoll (to(wards) gegenüber); (= kind)aufmerksam

considerate

[kənˈsɪdrɪt] adjriguardoso/a, premuroso/a

considerate

(kənˈsidərət) adjective
thoughtful about others. He is always considerate to elderly people.
conˌsideˈration noun
1. (the act of) thinking about something, especially the needs or feelings of other people. He stayed at home out of consideration for his mother.
2. a fact to be taken into account in making a decision etc. The cost of the journey is our main consideration.
conˈsidering preposition
taking into account; despite. Considering his deafness he manages to understand very well.
take into consideration
to allow for (in considering a situation or problem). You must take his illness into consideration before dismissing him.

considerate

مُراعٍ لـشُعُور الآخَرِين ohleduplný hensynsfuld rücksichtsvoll διακριτικός atento huomaavainen prévenant obziran riguardoso 思いやりのある 이해심 많은 attent hensynsfull taktowny atencioso внимательный omtänksam ที่คิดถึงความคิดของผู้อื่น düşünceli chu đáo 考虑周到的

considerate

a. considerado-a; moderado-a.
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A more selfish man than I am might hold you to that engagement; a less considerate man than I am might keep you waiting for years -- and to no purpose after all.
All this seemed to me singularly considerate and delicate behavior on the part of Mr.
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No, it's nobody living," said Godfrey, unequal to the considerate skill with which he would have wished to make his revelation.
I was introduced to the young gentleman who was to be my roommate, and found him to be intelligent, cheerful of spirit, unselfish, full of generous impulses, patient, considerate, and wonderfully good-natured.
She ceased to be a woman, complex, kind and petulant, considerate and thoughtless; she was a Maenad.
Though Prince Andrew knew that Kutuzov's tears came easily, and that he was particularly tender to and considerate of him from a wish to show sympathy with his loss, yet this reminder of Austerlitz was both pleasant and flattering to him.