Adjective "reconsidered" definition and examples

(Reconsidered may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/riːkənˈsɪdə/

Definitions and examples

verb

Consider (something) again, especially for a possible change of decision regarding it.
  1. no object 'I beg you to reconsider'
  2. 'The adjudicator is thus able to reconsider the facts and to reach his own decision on the application.'
  3. 'I really hope that this administration reconsiders its position.'
  4. 'Now the council must reconsider its planning decision in the light of the judge's ruling.'
  5. 'The security services, Lothian and Borders police and the immigration authorities are already believed to be reconsidering the case.'
  6. 'Scholars are reconsidering his work, which was once considered too populist and shallow to merit study.'
  7. 'But yes, as some readers have asked me, I am reconsidering my support for the war.'
  8. '‘I have to say it seems to me that the Prime Minister should really be reconsidering his position,’ she said.'
  9. 'They too are reconsidering their immigration policies.'
  10. 'Wouldn't you rather see her detained for several hours while she reconsiders her behaviour, possibly coming out as a better citizen?'
  11. 'He said he hoped the public would understand the intense pressure now faced by the authority and the reasons for reconsidering the scheme.'

More definitions

1. to consider again, especially with a view to change of decision or action: to reconsider a refusal.

2. Parliamentary Procedure. to take up for consideration a second time, as a motion or a vote, as with the view of reversing or modifying action taken. verb (used without object)

3. to reconsider a matter.

More examples(as adjective)

"plans can be reconsidered."

"proceedings can be reconsidered."

Origin

(reconsider)