Being considerate is being polite and caring. People like it when you're considerate of their feelings.

We could all probably be more considerate of others: this word means you're thinking of other people — considering them — and then treating them decently and with respect. It's considerate to say "please" and "thank you" to people. It's considerate to excuse yourself, rather than walking out and slamming the door. Asking someone how they feel is usually considerate. A considerate person is kind and thoughtful — a good person to know.

Definitions of considerate
  1. adjective
    showing concern for the rights and feelings of others
    “friends considerate enough to leave us alone”
    considerate of the feelings or well-being of others
    having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
    disregarding your own advantages and welfare over those of others
    having or showing a sense of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others
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    lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others
    thoughtless, uncaring, unthinking
    without care or thought for others
    concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others
    tactless, untactful
    lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others
    showing lack of careful thought
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