from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Devoid of concern or sympathy.

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  • adj. Characterized by a lack of care; not caring.

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  • adj. lacking affection or warm feeling
  • adj. without care or thought for others


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  • I've been disappointed with the play, but really felt the problems came from GM Bill Bavasi's inability or just plain uncaring for the fans or the players.

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  • They will use Blunkett to bash the so called uncaring Tories, lets have a look at the caring socialism of New Labour re looking after the elderly as put forward by Blunkett:

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  • And that is fairly remarkable for a generation that is often been described as uncaring about the past.

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  • In other words, the sustainable food movement is characterized as uncaring and elitist. - News

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  • Like I said before, it's difficult for most people to stick to that because most voters are too prone seduction by short-sighted rhetoric about how this or that "tweaking" or deal will "make the market work better" or some such nonsense, while a dedicated free marketer in politics will be called uncaring for not wanting to do something like, oh, cut a deal with a millionaire to get a two-stadium deal.


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