1. kind and considerate regard for others

he showed no consideration for her feelings

Derivationally related forms: ↑thoughtful, ↑considerate (for: ↑considerateness), ↑consider (for: ↑consideration)
Hypernyms: ↑kindness
Hyponyms: ↑attentiveness, ↑tact, ↑tactfulness
2. a considerate and thoughtful act
Syn: ↑consideration
Derivationally related forms: ↑thoughtful, ↑consider (for: ↑consideration)
Hypernyms: ↑kindness, ↑benignity
3. a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
Syn: ↑contemplation, ↑reflection, ↑reflexion, ↑rumination, ↑musing
Derivationally related forms: ↑thoughtful, ↑muse (for: ↑musing), ↑ruminate (for: ↑rumination), ↑contemplate (for: ↑contemplation)
Hypernyms: ↑consideration
4. the trait of thinking carefully before acting
Ant: ↑unthoughtfulness
Derivationally related forms: ↑thoughtful
Hypernyms: ↑trait
Part Holonyms: ↑character, ↑fiber, ↑fibre
Attrubites: ↑thoughtful, ↑thoughtless

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