Synonyms for premeditation

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No premeditation whatever could prepare him for this affecting scene.

Mark Twain was not a pessimist in his heart, but only by premeditation.

He would think that she had deceived him, and she had, but with no premeditation.

I did all sorts of good, without selfishness or premeditation.

What I did was perfectly impulsive, without thought or premeditation.

He meant that the Right alone did wrong with premeditation and design.

He would be desperate; but that desperation would have coolness and premeditation about it.

She would not only misunderstand, but she would misstate with premeditation and malice.

In this statement Professor Webster denied all premeditation.

In appearance everything was the work of premeditation and clear consciousness.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Old French premeditacion and directly from Latin praemeditationem (nominative praemeditatio) "consideration beforehand," noun of action from past participle stem of praemeditari "to consider beforehand," from prae- "before" (see pre-) + meditari "to consider" (see meditation).

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