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Definition of Consideration

Consideration

  1. The act or process of considering; continuous careful thought; examination; contemplation; deliberation; attention.
  2. Attentive respect; appreciative regard; -- used especially in diplomatic or stately correspondence.
  3. Thoughtful or sympathetic regard or notice.
  4. Claim to notice or regard; some degree of importance or consequence.
  5. The result of delibration, or of attention and examonation; matured opinion; a reflection; as, considerations on the choice of a profession.
  6. That which is, or should be, taken into account as a ground of opinion or action; motive; reason.
  7. The cause which moves a contracting party to enter into an agreement; the material cause of a contract; the price of a stripulation; compensation; equivalent.

Consideration Quotations

The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.
Havelock Ellis

My mother early on taught us to respect all animals, and I mean all animals - not just cats and dogs but rats and snakes and spiders and fish and wildlife, so I really grew up believing they are just like us and just as deserving of consideration.
Joanna Lumley

The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to, and I paint whatever passes through my head without any other consideration.
Frida Kahlo

Within the hearts men, loyalty and consideration are esteemed greater than success.
Bryant H. McGill

I will say that as I get older and calmer and quieter in my own self, the one quality in a woman that I find more and more attractive is kindness. A sense of adventure and humor is important too, but I truly find kindness and consideration for others to be the most attractive thing in anyone.
Colin Farrell
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Consideration Translations

consideration in German is Gegenleistung, Hinweis
consideration in Italian is considerazione
consideration in Norwegian is hensyn, overveielse
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