from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. in a manner suggesting one is considering, pensively

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With consideration or deliberation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • With consideration or deliberation.


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  • 'Paris,' Katherine turned over the delightful word consideringly, finding it wanting.

    Potterism A Tragi-Farcical Tract

  • Then she looked at Valery consideringly but said nothing.

    Crimson Wind

  • Connie said consideringly, You will be more unhappy if you do not.

    The Dressmaker

  • Cerdic was eyeing her consideringly, ice-blue gaze fixed on her face.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Daniel gazed consideringly into his half-empty glass:

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • "Your mother, too, faced a ghost today, and over came it," Rachel said consideringly.

    Dearly Beloved

  • Ian looked consideringly at his own offspring, industriously engaged in piling wooden blocks on top of each other by the hearth.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • He stood up, looked down at me consideringly for a moment, then walked around the table, extended his hand, and drew me to my feet.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • "That depends on the quarry," said Cadfael, and studied him consideringly.

    A River So Long

  • I thought for a time, "said Philip consideringly," that I had a quarrel with him, but I find I was in error.

    A River So Long


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