from The Century Dictionary.

  • Considerate; thoughtful; careful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Archaic Considerate; careful; thoughtful.

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  • adjective archaic considerate; careful; thoughtful


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  • The glance was a trifle too long, a shade too considerative.

    Chapter 45

  • Even as he forgot and called his heart's desire, which was the life of the second mate, even then, without intention, mechanically, his sailor's considerative eye lifted to note the draw of the sails and roved from sail to sail.


  • And I add, that in all my days, measuring them with cold, considerative judgment, this was, far and away beyond all other periods, the happiest period of my life.

    Chapter 30

  • He learned to eat and dress and generally comport himself after the manner of civilized man; but through it all he remained himself, not unduly reverential nor considerative, and never hesitating to stride rough-shod over any soft-faced convention if it got in his way and the provocation were great enough.

    Chapter I

  • Already you were looking upon me with a considerative female eye.


  • A quiet, gentle, considerative, sedate frame of spirit is required unto this duty.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • And, in one word, if the power of the protestant religion had not been preserved in the body of the people, it had, by some, been long ago given up to the papal interest, and this working effectually among us at a time when we were in dread (all that were wise and considerative) that there would from thence arise the desolation and destruction of this church.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Now, by this reading I understand that which is staid, sedate, considerative, with respect unto the end aimed at; reading attended with a due consideration of the things read, inquiry into them, meditation on them, with a regard unto the design and scope of the place, with all other advantages for the due investigation of the truth.


  • And this shall suffice to be said of that well intentioned, but not truly considerative, great man, unles wee add this single thing further, that he who looks upon him thro 'those Canons, which in

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • Already you were looking upon me with a considerative female eye.

    Chapter 37


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