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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


Similarintended


Antonymsunintended

4. measured unhurried and with care and dignity


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


Synonymscareful, deliberate


Similarunhurried


Antonymshurried









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