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How just, how love-careful he was not to ask her—considerate for her more than himself!

And it was considerate of you not to employ it in this instance.

Being so considerate as to visit me, I hope you will be likewise so considerate as to overlook that.

And don't be one-sided, my dear madam; it's not considerate, it's not kind.

Yet I am sure they are both so considerate, good-humoured, and reasonable, that he might spare them.

But he needn't be considerate, for he is not the least restraint upon us.

Whether he is considerate, or whether he is only selfish, I don't know.

He followed her into the drawing-room, fully meaning to be good and considerate.

He had intended to be considerate and had achieved only the appearance of prying.

Madame entertained for him only fear and considerate respect.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "marked by deliberation," from Latin consideratus, past participle of considerare (see consider). Of persons, "deliberate, prudent," 1580s; meaning "showing consideration for others" is from c.1700. Related: Considerately; considerateness.

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