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English adjective: measured

1. measured having notes of fixed rhythmic value

Synonymsmensurable, mensural

Domain categorymusic

2. measured the rhythmic arrangement of syllables

Synonymsmetric, metrical

Similarrhythmic, rhythmical

Domain categorymetrics, prosody

Antonymsunrhythmic, unrhythmical

3. measured carefully thought out in advance

SamplesA calculated insult.
With measured irony.

Synonymscalculated, deliberate



4. measured unhurried and with care and dignity

SamplesWalking at the same measured pace.
With all deliberate speed.

Synonymscareful, deliberate



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