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Webster 1913 Edition


Inconsiderate

Inˊcon-sid′er-ate

,
Adj.
[L.
inconsideratus
. See
In-
not, and
Considerate
.]
1.
Not considerate; not attentive to safety or to propriety; not regarding the rights or feelings of others; hasty; careless; thoughtless; heedless;
as, the young are generally
inconsiderate
;
inconsiderate
conduct.
It is a very unhappy token of our corruption, that there should be any so
inconsiderate
among us as to sacrifice morality to politics.
Addison.
Syn. – Thoughtless; inattentive; inadvertent; heedless; negligent; improvident; careless; imprudent; indiscreet; incautious; injudicious; rash; hasty.

Webster 1828 Edition


Inconsiderate

INCONSID'ERATE

,
Adj.
[L. inconsideratus. See Consider.]
1.
Not considerate; not attending to the circumstances which regard safety or propriety; hasty; rash; imprudent; careless; thoughtless; heedless; inattentive. The young are generally inconsiderate.
2.
Proceeding from heedlessness; rash; as inconsiderate conduct.
3.
Not duly regarding; with of, before the subject; as inconsiderate of consequences.

Definition 2022


inconsiderate

inconsiderate

English

Adjective

inconsiderate (comparative more inconsiderate, superlative most inconsiderate)

  1. Not considerate of others, thoughtless.
    Failing to replace the roll after using last of the toilet paper is very inconsiderate.
    "Even if most people use spit cups, where there's betelnut there's always one inconsiderate person who spits the buai pekpek on the sidewalk."
  2. (obsolete) inconsiderable
    (Can we find and add a quotation of E. Terry to this entry?)

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Italian

Adjective

inconsiderate

  1. feminine plural of inconsiderato

Latin

Adjective

inconsīderāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of inconsīderātus

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