Definition of premeditation:
- intention (part of speech: noun)
- predetermination (part of speech: noun)
- plan (part of speech: noun)
I had learned with what simple tools old locks may fly open; and none had ever suspected me, so I had no fear of danger, small need of premeditation: a nail on your mantelpiece, the cloven end of the hammer lying beside, to crook it when hot from the fire that blazed before me!- "What Will He Do With It, Book 10.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
But the neighbours, without seeming premeditation, gathered in John's cottage at night, and he opened his Bible and read aloud: " Terrors take hold on him, as waters; a tempest stealeth him away in the night.- "A Singer from the Sea", Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr.
- "Platform Monologues", T. G. Tucker.