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considerate

adjective
     
con‧sid‧er‧ate
always thinking of what other people need or want and being careful not to upset them [≠ inconsiderate]:
He was always kind and considerate.
it is considerate of somebody (to do something)
It was very considerate of you to let us know you were going to be late.
considerate towards
As a motorist, I try to be considerate towards cyclists.
considerately adverb
WORD FOCUS: kind WORD FOCUS: kind
similar words: nice, considerate, thoughtful, sympathetic, benevolent, compassionate, gentle


See also
kind

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