Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deliberation

5 senses of deliberation

Sense 1
deliberation -- ((usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question; "the deliberations of the jury")
       => discussion, give-and-take, word -- (an exchange of views on some topic; "we had a good discussion"; "we had a word or two about it")

Sense 2
deliberation, weighing, advisement -- (careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them")
       => consideration -- (the process of giving careful thought to something)

Sense 3
calculation, deliberation -- (planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting")
       => planning, preparation, provision -- (the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties")

Sense 4
slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness -- (a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry)
       => pace, rate -- (the relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated")

Sense 5
deliberation, deliberateness -- (the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a man of judicial deliberation")
       => thoughtfulness -- (the trait of thinking carefully before acting)

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