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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSIDERATION

In consideration of the health of Paralus, the customary evening procession was dispensed with.

The superintendent would have refused an interview but for one consideration.

I could of course consistently attribute my change to consideration for you.

Calmness, justice, and consideration should characterize our diplomacy.

Is there not (as the lawyers would style it) a failure of consideration?

I cannot bear the reflections that naturally arise from this consideration.

My only consideration was, "Where can I find an opportunity to do good and save souls."

The shape of the loaf must also be taken into consideration.

This consideration should have very great weight in forming a state.

So far I have not balked at anything but he has had the consideration not to direct me to the mountains.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., "a beholding, looking at," also "keeping in mind," from Old French consideracion (12c., Modern French considération), from Latin considerationem (nominative consideratio) "consideration, contemplation, reflection," noun of action from past participle stem of considerare (see consider). Meaning "a taking into account" is from mid-15c.; that of "something given in payment" is from c.1600.

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