Prudence vs Deliberate - What's the difference?
As a proper noun prudence
is , one of the puritan virtue names.
As an adjective deliberate is
done on purpose; intentional.
As a verb deliberate is
to consider carefully.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality.
* 1876 , , Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay , J.B. Lippincott, page 597,
- Prudence is principally in reference to actions to be done, and due means, order, seasons, and method of doing or not doing. - .
- Prudence supposes the value of the end to be assumed, and refers only to the adaptation of the means. It is the relation of right means for given ends. - .
* wisdom, forecast, providence, considerateness, judiciousness, discretion, caution, circumspection, judgment
* See also
* imprudence, recklessness, rashness
Done on purpose; intentional.
Of a person, weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; circumspect; slow in determining.
- Tripping me was deliberate action.
Formed with deliberation; well-advised; carefully considered; not sudden or rash.
- The jury took eight hours to come to its deliberate verdict.
- a deliberate''' opinion; a '''deliberate measure or result
Not hasty or sudden; slow.
* W. Wirt
- settled visage and deliberate word
- His enunciation was so deliberate .
* (intentional) unwitting
To consider carefully.
- It is now time for the jury to deliberate the guilt of the defendant.