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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSIDERATIONS

But were there no other considerations which swayed him from the cloisters towards the world?

The case of this woman is peculiarly affecting, from other considerations.

These considerations, urged again and again, fell upon dull ears.

Considerations of sex should not interfere with comradeship.

You cannot enter upon these considerations, and have no manner of business with the ceremony.

And his mind returned to the considerations which had determined him to decline to be ordained.

But now their self-importance is overwhelming and superior to all considerations.

And the result of her considerations was rather unsatisfactory.

These were not considerations to daunt a soldier, a valiant man of war.

But these considerations had no weight after an evening spent with cousin Bella.

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.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.