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He has obliged me much by this little mark of his considerateness.

On that last point I must dilate a little; on the point of Considerateness.

I guess your unbroken reserve was meant for considerateness.

Instead of that, I have locked it up out of consideration for you; and what do I get for my considerateness?

Lady Dunstane thought it an occasion to praise him for his considerateness.

He had done so for reasons creditable to his considerateness and good-sense.

Could he doubt the generosity, the kindness, the considerateness of his Master?

Let the plague choke him with his considerateness, the wretch, the cut-throat that he is!

Mistrust me not; her considerateness to me, shall be outdone by mine to her.

You are expected to treat it with the considerateness due to its importance.

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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