Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

deliberate +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

deliberately (comparative more deliberately, superlative most deliberately)

  1. Intentionally, or after deliberation; not accidentally.
    He deliberately broke that, didn't he?
  2. Taking one's time, slowly and carefully.
    After being called upon, he strode deliberately up to the blackboard.

Related termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.