considerateness

Definitions

  • Considerate Conduct of Scipio Africanus
    Considerate Conduct of Scipio Africanus
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n considerateness kind and considerate regard for others "he showed no consideration for her feelings"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n considerateness Prudence; calm deliberation.
    • n considerateness Thoughtful regard for another's circumstances or feelings.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Considerateness thoughtfulness for others
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Quotations

  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    “He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.”
  • Thomas Troward
    Thomas Troward
    “It is the direction and not the magnitude which is to be taken into consideration.”
  • Norman Douglas
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    “A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.”
  • Finley Peter Dunne
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    “The only good husbands stay bachelors: They're too considerate to get married.”
  • Thomas J. Watson
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    “Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous -- not just to some people in some circumstances -- but to everyone all the time.”
  • Jane Austen
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    “You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these twenty years at least.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.—L. considerāre, supposed to have been orig. a term of augury—con, and sidus, sideris, a star.

Usage

In literature:

So there is already a considerable literature about the expedition, but no connected account of it as a whole.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
They urged me to propose to the Count de Vergennes, the appointing a committee to take the matter into consideration.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Considerable interval having taken place since any popular execution, the aristocratic party is raising its head.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
This particular consideration will, I hope, reconcile the voyage to your affairs and your feelings.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The trade in senna is always considerable.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
This appears from various considerations.
"Companion to the Bible" by E. P. Barrows
They have been the theme of considerable literature, owing to their great extent and prominence in the topography.
"History and Comprehensive Description of Loudoun County, Virginia" by James W. Head
The expense of maintenance of some skylights is considerable.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
These considerations suggest the true definition of history.
"Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II" by Charles Upham
The Portuguese, on the other hand, had for a considerable period been specializing in seamanship.
"South America" by W. H. Koebel
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In poetry:

ESCARPIN.
Well, my memory is not strong.
It requires consideration
To admit that pleasant fact.
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Far be it from me to advise,
But in the marital relation
The safest bet is Compromise
And Mutual Consideration.
"The Lottery" by Robert W Service
Singing pillow for you, smoothed; smart and ache and anguish smoothed,
By the readiness of feminine invention;
Singing fever's thirst allayed, and the bed you've tumbled made,
With a cheerful and considerate attention.
"Nightingale's Song to the Sick Soldier" by Anonymous British
Who loves people and valiant art, which bores me.
And the tranquil hills, and gin, look like a drag
and somehow a dog
has taken itself and its tail considerably away
into mountains or sea or sky, leaving
behind: me, wag.
"Dream Song 14: Life, friends, is boring" by John Berryman
Since then I don't deny but there's been a word or two;
But we've got our eyes wide open, and know just what to do:
When one speaks cross the other just meets it with a laugh,
And the first one's ready to give up considerable more than half.
"How Betsey And I Made Up" by William McKendree Carleton
By eight o'clock the enemy was of considerable strength,
With their banners waving beautifully and of great length,
And creeping steadily up the grassy road direct to the wells,
But the British soon checked their advance by shot and shells.
"The Battle of Abu Klea" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

I had this happen on a CJ3A, but managed to drive it home without any clutch , though with considerable grinding of gears when shifting.
"Moluccan cockatoos are beautiful, intelligent animals, but they are very challenging to care for especially in the long term, and are prone to considerable welfare problems," she said.
But something considerably rarer will also adorn the August firmament: a series of beautiful conjunctions featuring every member of the solar system that can be seen by the naked eye.
Ravens run defense will face considerable test in Chiefs' Jamaal Charles.
Ben Bernanke's Best Speech Yet, Promises Low Rates "For a Considerable Time After the Economy Strengthens".
Abel Reyna, guest column: Trib misrepresents considerable record of DA's office.
Virginia Beach arena project has powerful backers but considerable hurdles.
Study measures the considerable local economic impact of culture.
IMF Warns Russia Faces ' Considerable ' Global Contagion Risks.
Avalanche danger ' considerable '.
The impact of the October/November monsoon floods in Thailand on many high technology industries have been considerable .
Alzheimer's survey finds ' considerable optimism'.
In spite of NBC's pre-'Red Dragon' straight-to-series drama 'Hannibal' not being present at the past Upfront event, a considerable amount of buzz surrounds the series.
There was "considerable suspicion" among Russians at the time of Lenin 's death that syphilis was to blame, Mackowiak said.
Licht 's resume worthy of real consideration.
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In science:

This is slightly lower than the probability of success (0.25) for the scheme presented in , however the experimental simplification of our scheme is considerable.
A simple gate for linear optics quantum computing
All points of the slice γ (N + 2) will get necessary neighborhoods and one can exclude them from further considerations.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
In quantum theory, one associates a Hilbert space to the physical system under consideration.
The phase representation of covariant phase observables
Following some general considerations about this, some illustrative examples of the use of ordinary differential equations in general relativity are presented.
Applications of the theory of evolution equations to general relativity
The theme of critical phenomena has given rise to a considerable literature in general relativity.
Applications of the theory of evolution equations to general relativity
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