Definitions of premeditated

  1. characterized by deliberate purpose and some degree of planning; "a premeditated crime" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for premeditated

  1. His conversation was never forced, and the wit, for which he became as much distinguished in social life as Lowell or Holmes, was never premeditated often making its appearance on unexpected occasions to refresh his hearers with its sparkle and originality. – Cambridge Sketches by Frank Preston Stearns
  2. Walking is much more propitious to declarations than riding; and whether it was premeditated on the part of the colonel or not, or whether he was afraid that Mrs. Jarvis or some one else would interfere, he availed himself of this opportunity, and had hardly got out of hearing of her brother and Denbigh, before he made Jane an explicit offer of his hand. – Precaution by James Fenimore Cooper