Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To weigh in the mind; consider; ponder; hesitate.

Part of speech: adjective

Acting with deliberation; slow; cautious; leisurely; intentional.

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Usage examples "deliberate":

  1. Babiole thought it out as we crossed the hall, and then spoke gravely- 'But the monkey was wrong, for the doctor never meant to hurt you, ' she said, in her deliberate way. - "A Witch of the Hills, v. 1-2", Florence Warden.
  2. It was the painter's deliberate opinion, and he impressed it upon Jan, as they sat together in Master Chuter's parlor. - "Jan of the Windmill", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
  3. We are engaged, I was your deliberate choice, and after that, so far as you are concerned, the matter was ended. - "The Golden Web", Anthony Partridge.