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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·sid·er·ate /kənˈsɪd(ə)rət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·sid·er·ate a.
 1. Given to consideration or to sober reflection; regardful of consequences or circumstances; circumspect; careful; esp. careful of the rights, claims, and feelings of others.
    Of dauntless courage and considerate pride.   --Milton.
    Æneas is patient, considerate, and careful of his people.   --Dryden.
    The wisest and most considerate men in the world.   --Sharp.
 2. Having respect to; regardful. [R.]
    They may be . . . more considerate of praise.   --Dr. H. More.
 Syn: -- Thoughtful; reflective; careful; discreet; prudent; deliberate; serious. See Thoughtful.
 -- Con*sid*er*ate*ly, adv. -- Con*sid*er*ate*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : showing concern for the rights and feelings of others;
            "friends considerate enough to leave us alone" [ant: inconsiderate]