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Intent MattersPlay
Use 'deliberate' to express a conscious choice or decision someone makes. SlideHis silence was a deliberate way to express discontent.
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Contrast with AccidentalPlay
'Deliberate' is the opposite of 'accidental' or 'inadvertent' in actions. SlideShe didn’t accidentally ignore him; it was a deliberate act.
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Conveys IntentionPlay
The word hints at putting thought into an action beforehand. SlidePlacing the vase at the edge was a deliberate choice to draw attention.