What does the word deliberative mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to, characterised by, or existing for deliberation.

Usage examples for deliberative

  1. The government was placed in the hands of the first consul, who was supported by two others, having a deliberative voice. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  2. These twenty- three white men are but the observers, the enforced auditors of the dull and clumsy imitation of a deliberative body, whose appearance in their present capacity is at once a wonder and a shame to modern civilization.... – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming
  3. But very especially he was annoyed by the recollection of the deliberative, rasping tones of that cool- headed Scot, who had so calmly set before him his duty. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
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