Synonyms of 'deliberate'
carefully thought out in advanceThe attack was deliberate and unprovoked.
intentional, , , ,
I can't blame him. It wasn't intentional.
studied, , ,
a studied understatement
Make a conscious effort to relax your muscles.
a calculated strategy for winning power
Wilful neglect of the environment has caused this problem.
a case of premeditated murder
done on purpose
careful and unhurriedHis movements were gentle and deliberate.
One has to be extremely careful when dealing with these people.
He moved in a slow, unhurried way.
Mr King clearly has a cautious approach to change.
Keep a wary eye on children when they are playing near water.
He is taking a prudent and cautious approach.
You should have been more circumspect in your dealings with him.
She was methodical in her research.
The islands are peaceful, with an unhurried pace of life.
to consider (something) deeplyThe jury deliberated for two hours before returning with the verdict.
Consider how much you can afford to pay.
She closed her eyes for a moment, trying to think.
He didn't waste time pondering the question.
They met today to discuss how to respond to the ultimatum.
He debated whether to have a dessert.
I reflected on the child's future.
The umpires consulted quickly.
He is weighing the possibility of filing charges against the doctor.
I was meditating, and reached a higher state of consciousness.
She had been mulling over the idea of making a movie.
I had time to ruminate as I drove along.
He was silent as he cogitated on what she had just said.
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in the sense of calculated
carefully planneda calculated strategy for winning power
in the sense of cautious
showing or having cautionMr King clearly has a cautious approach to change.
in the sense of circumspect
cautious and careful not to take risksYou should have been more circumspect in your dealings with him.
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