incogitant


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in·cog·i·tant

 (ĭn-kŏj′ĭ-tənt)
adj.
Thoughtless; inconsiderate.

[Latin incōgitāns, incōgitant- : in-, not; see in-1 + cōgitāns, present participle of cōgitāre, to think; see cogitate.]

incogitant

(ɪnˈkɒdʒɪtənt)
adj
rare thoughtless
[C17: from Latin incōgitāns, from in-1 + cōgitāre to think]

in•cog•i•tant

(ɪnˈkɒdʒ ɪ tənt)

adj.
thoughtless; inconsiderate.
[1620–30; < Latin incōgitant-, s. of incōgitāns=in- in-3 + cōgitāns, present participle of cōgitāre to think; see cogitate, -ant]
in•cog′i•tant•ly, adv.
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