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Deliberate

Pronunciation of Deliberate
/dɪlˈɪbəɹət/, /dɪlˈɪbəɹət/, /d_ɪ_l_ˈɪ_b_ə_ɹ_ə_t/

Antonyms for deliberate:

chance, unwitting, unintentional, extemporaneous, unplanned.

Synonyms for deliberate:

Sense 1

solemn, ratiocinate, rational, prearranged, leisured, slow, purposely, scripted, funereal, studiously, excogitate, witting, advised, deliberately.

Sense 2

stately, expressly, glacial, lazy, sedate, sluggish, purposeful, rationalize, soften, undivided, organized, mull, moderate, consciously, unmoved, knowingly.

Sense 3

languid, ruminate, pokey, violent, revolve.

Sense 4

advise, gently.

Sense 5

parley.

Sense 6

entertain.

Sense 9

express.

Sense 10

talk.

argue

discuss.

consider

talk over.

falter

hesitate.

fluctuate

waver.

think

cerebrate, ratiocinate.

turn over

turn over.

accepted (adjective)

self-imposed.

all (adjective)

careful, measured.

cautious (adjective)

prudent, careful, circumspect, cautious, aware, heedful, mindful, alert, watchful, wary, guarded, observant, attentive.

collected (adjective)

unflappable.

deliberate (adjective)

conscious, considered.

habitual (adjective)

automatic.

intentional (adjective)

intended, considered, cautious, purposeful, resolved, prearranged, voluntary, calculated, witting, willful, premeditated, express, thoughtful, careful, advised, prudent, wary, studied, predetermined, conscious, purposive.

leisurely (adjective)

unhurried, inactive, relaxing, leisurely, easy, unemployed, retired, convenient, restful, unoccupied, at leisure, at loose ends.

predetermined (adjective)

prearranged.

procrastinating (adjective)

dilatory.

resolute (adjective)

unbending, firm, strong-minded, committed, dauntless, unchangeable, devoted, loyal, determined, dogged, fearless, resolute, implacable, indefatigable, courageous, unwavering, valiant, staunch, bold, decided, insistent, steady, willing, resolved, unflinching, persistent, reliable, steely, plucky, zealous, diligent, serious, stern, inexorable, strong-willed, set, relentless, indomitable, tough, hearty, dedicated, persevering, iron-willed, steadfast, tireless, ruthless, unyielding, faithful, headstrong, true, constant, intent, stubborn, unshakeable, earnest, decisive, bullheaded, thorough, spunky, uncompromising, tenacious.

slow (adjective)

gradual.

willing (adjective)

voluntary.

Sense 2 (noun)

knowingly, deliberately, consciously.

Sense 3 (noun)

languid, slow, lazy, stately, sedate.

Sense 4 (noun)

witting.

deliberate (noun)

unhurried, careful, consider, intended, studied, thoughtful, moot, premeditated, turn over, wilful, measured, knowing, intentional, calculated, willful, debate.

calculated (verb)

predetermined.

calm (verb)

cool.

communication (verb)

turn over, consider, debate, moot.

think (verb)

speculate, ponder, cerebrate, meditate, imagine, contemplate, calculate, think, analyze, reflect, cogitate, evaluate, weigh, reason, brood, consider, study, concentrate, appraise, debate, muse, envision.

think about seriously; discuss (verb)

speculate, debate, kick around, revolve, contemplate, argue, cogitate, talk over, reason, consult, chew over, reflect, ponder, ruminate, study, roll, consider, muse, excogitate, meditate, cerebrate, weigh, turn over.

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