Pronunciation of Deliberation
/dɪlˌɪbəɹˈe͡ɪʃən/, /dɪlˌɪbəɹˈeɪʃən/, /d_ɪ_l_ˌɪ_b_ə_ɹ_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n/
Synonyms for deliberation:
excogitation, brainwork, rumination, abstraction, discussion.
Other synonyms and related words:
consultation, ineptness, parley, ineptitude, retardation, backwardness, confab, clumsiness, awkwardness, counsel, maladroitness, reckoning, slowness, debate, computation, talk, deliberateness, rumination, computing, colloquy, dialogue, excogitation, unhurriedness, subnormality, mental retardation, argy-bargy, advisement, council, brainwork, discussion, palaver, argumentation, argument, confabulation, conference, abstraction.
Sense 2 (noun)
excogitation, rumination, brainwork.
Sense 3 (noun)
deliberateness, weighing, slowness, unhurriedness, advisement, calculation.
serious thought, discussion (noun)
confabulation, reflection, calculation, speculation, cerebration, prudence, study, conference, cogitation, caution, consultation, brainwork, meditation, attention, wariness, care, consideration, heed, debate, circumspection, carefulness.
calculation, reflection, thought, contemplation, lucubration, musing, brooding, reasoning, preoccupation, daydreaming, analysis, cerebration, speculation, intellection, absorption, cogitation, appraisal, attention, consideration, engrossment, imagination, thinking, evaluation, meditation, brain work, pondering, weighing, Debating, wistfulness, envisioning, concentration, study.
Usage examples for deliberation:
- " I accept the position," replied Heinz with cool deliberation. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- Can we not have time for deliberation? - "The Moon Metal", Garrett P. Serviss.
- Before he announced that resolution, however, he observed all the decent forms of deliberation. - "The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.