inconsiderate

  • 1 Inconsiderate — In con*sid er*ate, a. [L. inconsideratus. See {In } not, and {Considerate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not considerate; not attentive to safety or to propriety; not regarding the rights or feelings of others; hasty; careless; thoughtless; heedless; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 inconsiderate — I adjective blind, blunt, brusque, careless, cavalier, censorious, churlish, derelict, disobliging, disregardful, flippant, harsh, heedless, ill advised, ill judged, impolitic, imprudent, inattentive, incautious, indifferent, indiscreet,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 inconsiderate — (adj.) late 15c., done thoughtlessly, lit. not properly considered, from L. inconsideratus headstrong, unadvised, thoughtless, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + consideratus (see CONSIDER (Cf. consider)). Related: Inconsiderately; …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 inconsiderate — [adj] insensitive to others boorish, brash, careless, discourteous, hasty, impolite, incautious, indelicate, intolerant, reckless, rude, self centered, selfish, sharp, short, tactless, thoughtless, unceremonious, uncharitable, ungracious, unkind …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 inconsiderate — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ thoughtlessly causing hurt or inconvenience to others. DERIVATIVES inconsiderately adverb inconsiderateness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 inconsiderate — [in΄kən sid′ər it] adj. [L inconsideratus] 1. Now Rare insufficiently considered; ill advised 2. without thought or consideration for others; thoughtless; heedless inconsiderately adv. inconsiderateness n. inconsideration [in΄kən sid′ər ā′shən] …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 inconsiderate — adj. 1) inconsiderate of (he s inconsiderate of her feelings) 2) inconsiderate to + inf. (it was inconsiderate of you to say that) * * * [ˌɪnkən sɪd(ə)rɪt] inconsiderate of (he s inconsiderate of her feelings) inconsiderate to + inf. (it was… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 8 inconsiderate — in|con|sid|er|ate [ˌınkənˈsıdərıt] adj not caring about the feelings, needs, or comfort of other people = ↑thoughtless ≠ ↑considerate ▪ inconsiderate motorists it was inconsiderate (of sb) to do sth ▪ It was very inconsiderate of you to keep us… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 inconsiderate — [[t]ɪ̱nkənsɪ̱dərət[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you accuse someone of being inconsiderate, you mean that they do not take enough care over how their words or actions will affect other people. Motorists were criticised for being inconsiderate… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 inconsiderate — inconsiderately, adv. inconsiderateness, inconsideration, n. /in keuhn sid euhr it/, adj. 1. without due regard for the rights or feelings of others: It was inconsiderate of him to keep us waiting. 2. acting without consideration; thoughtless;… …

    Universalium

  • 11 inconsiderate — adjective /ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərɪt,ˌɪŋ / Not considerate of others, thoughtless. Failing to replace the roll after using last of the toilet paper is very inconsiderate. Ant: considerate …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 inconsiderate — adjective not caring about the feelings, needs or comfort of other people: It was inconsiderate of him to keep us waiting like that. inconsiderately adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 inconsiderate — adjective she reproached her son for being routinely inconsiderate to his wife Syn: thoughtless, unthinking, insensitive, selfish, self centered, unsympathetic, uncaring, heedless, unmindful, unkind, uncharitable, ungracious, impolite,… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 14 inconsiderate — /ɪnkənˈsɪdərət / (say inkuhn siduhruht), / drət/ (say druht) adjective 1. without due regard for the rights or feelings of others: it was inconsiderate of him to make that remark. 2. done or acting without consideration; thoughtless.… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 inconsiderate — adjective Etymology: Middle English inconsyderatt, from Latin inconsideratus, from in + consideratus considerate Date: 15th century 1. a. heedless, thoughtless b. careless of the rights or feelings of others 2. not adequately considered ; ill… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 inconsiderate — Synonyms and related words: airy, arbitrary, boorish, brash, caddish, capricious, careless, casual, coarse, crude, cursory, degage, disregardant, disregardful, easygoing, flippant, forgetful, free and easy, hasty, heedless, hotheaded, ill advised …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 inconsiderate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. careless, heedless, thoughtless; tactless, neglectful. See neglect. Ant., considerate, kind. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. thoughtless, insensitive, boorish; see rude 2 , thoughtless 2 . III (Roget s… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 inconsiderate — in|con|sid|er|ate [ ,ınkən sıdərət ] adjective not thinking about other people and their feelings: THOUGHTLESS ─ opposite CONSIDERATE ╾ in|con|sid|er|ate|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 inconsiderate — in·con·sid·er·ate || ‚ɪnkÉ™n sɪdÉ™rÉ™t adj. having little regard for the feelings of others, unkind; thoughtless, heedless; rash …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 20 inconsiderate — adjective thoughtlessly causing hurt or inconvenience to others. Derivatives inconsiderately adverb inconsiderateness noun inconsideration noun …

    English new terms dictionary


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