Definition and Meanings for deliberate
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Part of Speech of deliberate
adjective, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of deliberate
Meaning of deliberate
- weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining; -- applied to persons; as, a deliberate judge or counselor.
- formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash; as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate measure or result.
- not hasty or sudden; slow.
- having awareness of the likely consequences; intentional.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to deliberate a question.
as intransitive verb
- to take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding; -- sometimes with on, upon, about, concerning.