Deliberate



adjective
1.
carefully weighed or considered; studied; intentional:
a deliberate lie.
2.
characterized by deliberation or cautious consideration; careful or slow in deciding:
Moving away from the city and all its advantages required a deliberate decision.
3.
leisurely and steady in movement or action; slow and even; unhurried:
moving with a deliberate step.
verb (used with object), deliberated, deliberating.
4.
to weigh in the mind; consider:
to deliberate a question.
verb (used without object), deliberated, deliberating.
5.
to think carefully or attentively; reflect:
She deliberated for a long time before giving her decision.
6.
to consult or confer formally:
The jury deliberated for three hours.
adjective (dɪˈlɪbərɪt)
1.
carefully thought out in advance; planned; studied; intentional: a deliberate insult
2.
careful or unhurried in speech or action: a deliberate pace
verb (dɪˈlɪbəˌreɪt)
3.
to consider (something) deeply; ponder; think over

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