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Kind and considerate regard for others.  Synonyms: consideration, thoughtfulness.

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"Considerateness" Quotes from Famous Books

... conjuncture, an appeal to his good nature and considerateness was, as Mr. Murray well judged, his best resource; and the following prompt reply, will show how easily, and at ...
— Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III - With His Letters and Journals • Thomas Moore

... sufferer like a feather's weight and without a jar bore him away to a secure hiding-place for healing and recovering. He who studies the great men of yesterday will find in the last analysis that gentleness has always been the test of gianthood, and fine considerateness the measure of manhood and the gauge of personal worth. No other hero moving through the crowds has ever been so courteously gentle, so sweetly considerate in his personal bearing as this Christ—who never failed to kindle in men ...
— The Investment of Influence - A Study of Social Sympathy and Service • Newell Dwight Hillis

... we call personal or social charm, a genuine kindliness of manner, an open-handed sincerity and frankness, considerateness, gentleness, whimsicality. Which particular social graces will win our affections depends of course on our own interests, equipment, and fund of instinctive and acquired sympathies. Popular psychology has in various proverbs hit at and not entirely missed some of the ...
— Human Traits and their Social Significance • Irwin Edman

... secret of success in every sphere of life, and little kindnesses, little acts of considerateness, little appreciations, little confidences, are all that most of us are called on to perform, but they are all that are needed to keep a friendship sweet. Such thoughtfulness keeps our sentiment in evidence to both parties. If we never show our kind feeling, what guarantee ...
— Friendship • Hugh Black

Words linked to "Considerateness" :   tact, thoughtfulness, thoughtlessness, kindness, considerate, inconsideration, tactfulness, consideration, attentiveness

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