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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
  • He deemed it essential, it would seem, to know the man, before attempting to do him good.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • deemed = believed
  • I deemed this knowledge of the utmost importance.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • 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
  • If we do not deem ourselves worthy first, how shall we ever ask for more?
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Perhaps, if the fates deem it.
    R.A. Salvatore  --  The Crystal Shard
  • See, my lord, Would you not deem it breath'd, and that those veins Did verily bear blood?
    William Shakespeare  --  The Winter's Tale
  • Of course, the court was forced into that decision by five idiot, bigmouthed women, so this reporter deems that ruling null and void.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • The Papal Vault contained those items the church deemed too dangerous for anyone's eyes except the Pope's.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Only it did not happen as men deem such things to happen, it happened otherwise.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • Within days of arriving, the young men would be circumcised, their foreskins removed like childish cloaks now deemed unnecessary.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • He was wholly disconsolate in spirit, hungry to what he deemed an almost mortal extent, weary, and defeated.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • He asked neither pension nor retaining fee, but, if they deemed him worthy, would they write him a testimonial?
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim

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