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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Careful reflection or consideration; circumspection; due attention to the arguments for and against; caution.
  • noun Slowness in decision or action.

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

  • noun The quality of being deliberate; calm consideration; circumspection.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state or property of being deliberate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision
  • noun a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry


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deliberate +‎ -ness


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  • In my acceptance of twentieth-century realities there has had to be a certain deliberateness, whereas most of my contemporaries had them simply by being born to them. Wendell Berry "A Native Hill"

    July 19, 2008