from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Reached after or carried out with careful thought; deliberate: my considered opinion; a considered policy involving a measured response to provocations.
- adj. Highly regarded; esteemed.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of consider.
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- adj. carefully weighed
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There he was a minute or two since, seated by that cannon, apparently an attentive and much edified auditor of a discussion we were holding on the celebrated theory of a certain bishop of your own country; which theory, rightly considered -- mind, I say _rightly considered_ -- neighbor
Gnostic literally means one who knows—but the people who coined the term considered its followers know-it-alls.
They answered some questions in advance via e-mail, including my unusually impolite inquiry about whether the “rustic” of their title could properly be considered a code word for “ugly”.
During the funeral he referred to “diamond merchants” considered a code word for Hasidic Jews  , for shedding “the blood of innocent babies” leading marchers shouting “No Justice No Peace”.
It was a common term considered non-offensive at thetime.
There’s certainly no question about how much the band believes in this film: when Elektra Records grew concerned over the project’s escalating cost, the label considered turning it into a reality TV show this was back in 2002, when MTV’s The Osbournes was the hottest commodity on television.
Rudge said he was, "flattered to have my name considered," but hasn't been offered anything.
Patna: His critics mocked him when he promised to establish Ram Rajya - a term considered synonymous with "good governance", coined by the Bharatiya Janata Party
By 'correlation' we mean the idea according to which we only ever have access to the correlation between thinking and being, and never either term considered apart from the other.
Realism is no longer considered a code word for appeasement.