Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining; -- applied to persons; as, a deliberate judge or counselor.
Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash; as, a deliberate opinion; a deliberate measure or result.
having awareness of the likely consequences; intentional.
To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; to reflect upon; to ponder; as, to deliberate a question.
To take counsel with one's self; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action; to reflect; to consider; to hesitate in deciding; -- sometimes with on, upon, about, concerning.
To weigh, ponder, discuss, regard upon, consider. To examine and consult in order to form an opinion. To weigh in the mind; to consider the reasons for and against; to consider maturely; reflect upon, as to deliberate a question; to weigh the arguments for and against a proposed course of action.
think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation; "a studied smile"; "a note of biting irony and studied insult"- V.L.Parrington
marked by careful consideration or reflection; "a deliberate decision"
carefully thought out in advance; "a calculated insult"; "with measured irony"
reflects the accuracy of Israeli bombs hitting their targets; it never refers to Hezbollah rockets that are meant to destroy anything they can.
To consider all the evidence and arguments presented in regard to a particular matter.
In establishing mens rea for crimes, a cool and reflecting mind.