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Definition believed or judged
  • The producer deemed her too old to play the role.
deemed = believed or judged
  • The chemical was deemed unsafe to use in children's products.
  • deemed = judged
  • In some cases, hiring additional police was considered a violation of the era's liberal aesthetic; in others, it was simply deemed too expensive.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • deemed = believed or judged
  • I deemed this knowledge of the utmost importance.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deemed = believed
  • He deemed it essential, it would seem, to know the man, before attempting to do him good.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • deemed = believed
  • Once the bikes were deemed secure, supplies were untied and divvied up.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • deemed = believed or judged
  • Has the king deemed it safe?
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • deemed = believed or judged
  • Seabiscuit had been a very late foal, born at the end of May 1933, but in January 1935, half a year short of his actual birthday, he was deemed a two-year-old, officially eligible to race.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • deemed = believed or judged
  • But you who are strong and swift, see that you do not limp before the lame, deeming it kindness.
    Kahlil Gibran  --  The Prophet
  • deeming = believing
  • I feared not the shadows of Men, powerless and frail as I deemed them.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • deemed = believed
  • Of all these Thebans none so deems but thou.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • deems = believes or judges
  • To remove the liability of such misapprehension, I deem it proper to append the following brief explanation.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deem = believe
  • Very soon after I went to Mr. Ruggles, he wished to know of me where I wanted to go; as he deemed it unsafe for me to remain in New York.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deemed = believed
  • She did not deem it impudent or unmannerly for a slave to look her in the face.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deem = believe
  • I may be deemed superstitious, and even egotistical, in regarding this event as a special interposition of divine Providence in my favor.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deemed = believed
  • It was considered as being bad enough to be a slave; but to be a poor man's slave was deemed a disgrace indeed!
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deemed = believed
  • But before narrating any of the peculiar circumstances, I deem it proper to make known my intention not to state all the facts connected with the transaction.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deem = believe
  • He deemed all such inquiries on the part of a slave improper and impertinent, and evidence of a restless spirit.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deemed = believed
  • It was deemed a disgrace not to get drunk at Christmas; and he was regarded as lazy indeed, who had not provided himself with the necessary means, during the year, to get whisky enough to last him through Christmas.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • deemed = believed
  • I held my Sabbath school at the house of a free colored man, whose name I deem it imprudent to mention; for should it be known, it might embarrass him greatly, though the crime of holding the school was committed ten years ago.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
deem = believe

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