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Definition 1: the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where deliberation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was a man of judicial deliberation

Synonyms for deliberation in the sense of this definition

(deliberation is a kind of ...) the trait of thinking carefully before acting

(... is a kind of deliberation ) expressive of intentions

Definition 2: a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for deliberation in the sense of this definition

(deliberation is a kind of ...) the relative speed of progress or change

"he lived at a fast pace" "he works at a great rate" "the pace of events accelerated"

(... is a kind of deliberation ) slowness by virtue of being leisurely

(... is a kind of deliberation ) slowness as a consequence of not getting around to it

Definition 3: planning something carefully and intentionally - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where deliberation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting

Synonyms for deliberation in the sense of this definition

(deliberation is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

"his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

Definition 4: careful consideration - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where deliberation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a little deliberation would have deterred them

Synonyms for deliberation in the sense of this definition

(deliberation is a kind of ...) the process of giving careful thought to something

(... is a kind of deliberation ) an instance of deliberate thinking

"I need to give it a good think"

Definition 5: (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where deliberation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the deliberations of the jury

(deliberation is a kind of ...) an exchange of views on some topic

"we had a good discussion" "we had a word or two about it"

(deliberation is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

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