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- n. disregard for other's feelings
- n. heedless disregard for the consequences of one's actions
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being thoughtless, heedless, or inconsiderate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of not thinking carefully before acting
- n. the quality of failing to be considerate of others
Our human greed and thoughtlessness is creating a lot of human suffering that gets swept under the rug.
How necessary to youth and thoughtlessness is the wisdom of experience! '
And the notion of thoughtlessness acquires an added sting.
As it had turned out, the most serious result of his thoughtlessness was the loss of our powder, for not a grain more did we possess.
It's not his thoughtlessness, that is, his failure to pay taxes on the car and driver, that's the problem, it's his corruption, his profiteering at the very heart of what makes Washington such a loathsome place.
Time's article is phenomenally bad reporting, picking on aviation with a kind of thoughtlessness that's more embarrassing to the publication than to the industry.
I think this article isphenomenallybad reporting, picking on aviation with a kind of thoughtlessness that's moreembarrassingto the publication than to the industry.
Heidegger directed his fire against a modernity, a "thoughtlessness", which like Nietzsche he traced back to English influence in modern history and thought, although of course also having its roots in a saturated continental tradition as well.
I use the word "thoughtlessness," but perhaps it would be nearer the truth to say lack of power to realize, for thoughtlessness can no longer be pleaded by those women who persist in wearing aigrettes, and other plumage of birds.
When dealing with this kind of thoughtlessness it should be pointed out that fathers are not free from blame.