Definition of considerate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈsɪdərət//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈsɪdərət//
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always thinking of other people’s wishes and feelings; careful not to hurt or upset others synonym thoughtful She is always polite and considerate towards her employees. It was very considerate of him to wait. Louis was a kind, caring and considerate young man. Try to be a bit more considerate. opposite inconsiderate Word Originlate 16th cent. (in the sense ‘showing careful thought’): from Latin consideratus, past participle of considerare ‘examine’, perhaps based on sidus, sider- ‘star’.
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