Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Thoughtless of others; displaying a lack of consideration.
  • adjective Archaic Not well considered or carefully thought out; ill-advised.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not considerate; not guided by proper considerations; thoughtless; heedless; inadvertent.
  • Inattentive; negligent; without consideration: followed by of.
  • Inconsiderable; insignificant.
  • Synonyms Careless, inattentive, incautious, negligent, hasty, giddy, harebrained.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not considerate; not attentive to safety or to propriety; not regarding the rights or feelings of others; hasty; careless; thoughtless; heedless
  • adjective obsolete Inconsiderable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not considerate of others, thoughtless.
  • adjective obsolete inconsiderable

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective without proper consideration or reflection
  • adjective lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I cannot believe that some people can be that fuckin 'inconsiderate and mean that it makes me swear!

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • This is my advice to some of the self-styled big shots who see no wrong in inconsiderate behavior, when one word to a Secretary could deal with the matter, yea or nay, and remove this evil.

    Survival At Stake, Our Individual Responsibilities

  • At such moments his thoughts turned to dwell upon his secret marriage and its consequences; and it was in bitterness against himself, if not against his unfortunate Countess, that he ascribed to that hasty measure, adopted in the ardour of what he now called inconsiderate passion, at once the impossibility of placing his power on a solid basis, and the immediate prospect of its precipitate downfall.

    Kenilworth

  • At such moments his thoughts turned to dwell upon his secret marriage and its consequences; and it was in bitterness against himself, if not against his unfortunate Countess, that he ascribed to that hasty measure, adopted in the ardour of what he now called inconsiderate passion, at once the impossibility of placing his power on

    Kenilworth

  • In his book A Life Worth Breathing, yoga teacher Max Strom calls constant lateness an "inconsiderate" habit.

    Derek Beres: Yoga and Patience with Lateness

  • But neither do I condemn my neighbors as "inconsiderate" and by extension, Mexican culture as a whole as inconsiderate, nor was it "fine", not for my wife and me, not at all.

    next door!

  • But neither do I condemn my neighbors as "inconsiderate" and by extension, Mexican culture as a whole as inconsiderate, nor was it "fine", not for my wife and me, not at all.

    next door!

  • But neither do I condemn my neighbors as "inconsiderate" and by extension, Mexican culture as a whole as inconsiderate, nor was it "fine", not for my wife and me, not at all.

    next door!

  • But neither do I condemn my neighbors as "inconsiderate" and by extension, Mexican culture as a whole as inconsiderate, nor was it "fine", not for my wife and me, not at all.

    next door!

  • But neither do I condemn my neighbors as "inconsiderate" and by extension, Mexican culture as a whole as inconsiderate, nor was it "fine", not for my wife and me, not at all.

    next door!

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