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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONSIDERED, pp. Thought of with care; pondered; viewed attentively; deliberated on; examined.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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1: carefully weighed; "a considered opinion"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1677 1. matured by extended deliberative thought <a considered opinion> 2. viewed with respect or esteem

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Consider Con*sid"er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Considered; p. pr. & vb. n. Considering.] [F. consid['e]rer, L. considerare, -sideratum, to consider, view attentively, prob. fr. con- + sidus, sideris, star, constellation; orig., therefore, to look at the stars. See Sidereal, and cf. Desire.] 1. To fix the mind on, with a view to a careful examination; to think on with care; to ponder; to study; to meditate on. I will consider thy testimonies. --Ps. cxix. 95. Thenceforth to speculations high or deep I turned my thoughts, and with capacious mind Considered all things visible. --Milton. 2. To look at attentively; to observe; to examine. She considereth a field, and buyeth it. --Prov. xxxi. 16. 3. To have regard to; to take into view or account; to pay due attention to; to respect. Consider, sir, the chance of war: the day Was yours by accident. --Shak. England could grow into a posture of being more united at home, and more considered abroad. --Sir W. Temple. 4. To estimate; to think; to regard; to view. Considered as plays, his works are absurd. --Macaulay. Note: The proper sense of consider is often blended with an idea of the result of considering; as, ``Blessed is he that considereth the poor.'' --Ps. xli. 1.; i.e., considers with sympathy and pity. ``Which [services] if I have not enough considered.'' --Shak.; i.e., requited as the sufficient considering of them would suggest. ``Consider him liberally.'' --J. Hooker. Syn: To ponder; weigh; revolve; study; reflect or meditate on; contemplate; examine. See Ponder.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

A considered opinion or act is the result of careful thought. We would hope to be able to give a considered response to the unions' proposals by the end of the year. ADJ: ADJ n see also consider

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advised, aforethought, aimed, aimed at, calculated, conscious, contemplated, deliberate, deliberated, designed, envisaged, envisioned, intended, intentional, knowing, meant, meditated, of design, planned, premeditated, prepense, projected, proposed, purposed, purposeful, purposive, reasoned, studied, studious, teleological, thought-out, voluntary, weighed, willful, witting



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