Adjective "considerate" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Careful not to inconvenience or harm others.
  1. 'Also, if you share the space that you're decorating, you should try to be considerate of your room-mates' tastes.'
  2. 'The chairman's statement is considerate of the diverse interests represented by the leaders in the meeting.'
  3. 'She's considerate of your needs and respects the terms of your contract.'
  4. 'The emergency services have joined the hospital in a plea to parents to be more considerate of the potential danger caused by careless parking.'
  5. 'He must be dignified, he must be tactful and considerate of feelings and of every living creature he sees.'
  6. 'In conclusion, I say to all you smokers out there - always be considerate of your fellow non-smoking citizens.'
  7. 'The physician should maintain a gentle and calm demeanor and be considerate of the apprehensive child.'
  8. 'Somehow that was considerate of them, but they still were wary.'
  9. 'We are considerate of other highway users including pedestrians.'
  10. 'You each have to be honest about your feelings and considerate of the other.'
Showing careful thought.


    1. showing kindly awareness or regard for another's feelings, circumstances, etc.: a very considerate critic.

    2. carefully considered; deliberate.

    3. marked by consideration or reflection; deliberate; prudent.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "people can be considerate in pasts."

    "people can be considerate with people."

    "people can be considerate to members."

    "people can be considerate of mothers."

    "climbers can be considerate of folks."

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    Late 16th century (in the sense ‘showing careful thought’): from Latin consideratus, past participle of considerare ‘examine’ (see consider).