premeditated


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pre·med·i·tate

 (prē-mĕd′ĭ-tāt′)
v. pre·med·i·tat·ed, pre·med·i·tat·ing, pre·med·i·tates
v.tr.
To form an intent to carry out (an action, such as a crime); intend to carry out: premeditate a killing.
v.intr.
To premeditate an action, especially a crime.

pre·med′i·ta′tion (-tā′shən) adj.
pre·med′i·ta′tive adj.
pre·med′i·ta′tor n.

premeditated

(priːˈmɛdɪteɪtɪd)
adj
(Law) (of something, such as a violent crime) planned or considered beforehand

pre•med•i•tat•ed

(prɪˈmɛd ɪˌteɪ tɪd)

adj.
done with willful deliberation; planned in advance.
[1580–90]
pre•med′i•tat`ed•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.premeditated - characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning; "a premeditated crime"
intended - resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult"
planned - designed or carried out according to a plan; "the planned outlays for new equipment"
unpremeditated - not premeditated

premeditated

premeditated

adjective
Planned, weighed, or estimated in advance:
Translations
عمدا، مع سَبْق الإصْرار
předem promyšlený
forsætligoverlagt
sem er aî yfirlögîu ráîi
iš anksto apgalvotas
ar iepriekšēju nodomuiepriekš nodomātstīšs
vopred premyslený
önceden tasarlanmış/planlanmış

premeditated

[priːˈmedɪteɪtɪd] ADJpremeditado

premeditated

[priːˈmɛdɪteɪtɪd] adj [crime, murder] → prémédité(e)

premeditated

adjvorsätzlich

premeditated

[ˌpriːˈmɛdɪteɪtɪd] adjpremeditato/a

premeditated

(priˈmediteitid) adjective
thought out in advance; planned. premeditated murder.
References in classic literature ?
As Duncan dared not retort upon his accuser by reminding him of his own premeditated treachery, and disdained to deprecate his resentment by any words of apology, he remained silent.
In spite of his premeditated carefulness, the floor would now and then creak; his garments would rustle; the shadow of his presence, in a forbidden proximity, would be thrown across his victim.
He was a stript abstract; an unfractioned integral; uncompromised as a new-born babe; living without premeditated reference to this world or the next.
how long it may have been premeditated, and how deeply contrived by her
This journey on New Year's Eve was a premeditated act of vengeance which she had kept in her heart ever since Godfrey, in a fit of passion, had told her he would sooner die than acknowledge her as his wife.
Suppose an article had been introduced into the Constitution, empowering the United States to regulate the elections for the particular States, would any man have hesitated to condemn it, both as an unwarrantable transposition of power, and as a premeditated engine for the destruction of the State governments?
From this premeditated scheme of conquest we ought, in justice, however, to except Maria herself, who, from constitutional gayety and thoughtlessness, seldom planned for the morrow; and who, perhaps, from her association with Charlotte, had acquired a degree of disinterestedness that certainly belonged to no other member of her family.
Five minutes later, Tom Thurston entered, and Julia Monson came down to receive HIM, her pique not interfering, and it being rather stylish to be disengaged on the morning of the day when the household was in all the confusion of a premeditated rout.
In spite of the certainty I had felt from that moment on the bridge at Prague, that Bertha would one day be my wife, my constitutional timidity and distrust had continued to benumb me, and the words in which I had sometimes premeditated a confession of my love, had died away unuttered.
He was musing on the strange influence that had led him away from his premeditated course, and so far into the depths of the wilderness.
Before I could recover my sight, the lady of my love had disappeared - irreparably affronted at what she chose to consider my premeditated rudeness in passing her by ungreeted.
The more I think of it, the more apparent it seems to me that he had premeditated the whole thing--of course, except his own horrible death.