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Not reflective; unthinking.

un′re·flec′tive·ly adv.


not reflective or thoughtful; rash; unthinking
ˌunreˈflectively adv


(ˌʌn rɪˈflɛk tɪv)

not reflective; thoughtless; lacking in due deliberation; rash.
un`re•flec′tive•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.unreflective - not exhibiting or characterized by careful thoughtunreflective - not exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
thoughtless - showing lack of careful thought; "the debate turned into thoughtless bickering"
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By flattening arbitration doctrine and discounting the contexts in which arbitration is pursued for purposes beyond garden-variety dispute resolution, courts have too frequently, and too unreflectively, adopted the bare equation of litigation and arbitration.
Boris Mikhailov's practiced insider photographs of fellow Ukrainians protesting in Kiev last winter are obviously current and composed with ,great sympathy, but their printing at mural size forced an unwelcome monumentality--touted in explanatory materials, again unreflectively, as "recalling the dramatic c '3 V ses made by Russian realist painters in the late nineteenth century.
However, when it comes to histories and anthropologies of gambling, we must be wary of unreflectively concentrating on what might appear at first glance to be the growth and progressive sophistication of gambling against a background of 'innate' human risk-taking in a dangerous 'winners and losers' world (e.
The linguistic and narrative levels are precisely what encourage thematic interpretations, but a critical response to a text's prompts to interpret should, I think, analyze how they work rather than respond unreflectively to one or other of them--that is, assess the text's multiple invitations to substantive interpretation rather than eagerly accepting one of them as if it were the only one, or indeed pretty much inventing an invitation that appeals
130), she is overstating the case by painting Shaw as pointedly and unreflectively misogynistic.
In this first phase we also ruled out the possibility that the initiatives were conducted unreflectively, i.
Muller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, said: "The fundamental theses of conscious evolution are opposed to Christian revelation and, when taken unreflectively, lead almost necessarily to fundamental errors regarding the omnipotence of God, the incarnation of Christ, the reality of original sin, the necessity of salvation and the definitive nature of the salvific action of Christ.
Typically, people just unreflectively conform to the norm.
Although she does perhaps coin a few too many new terms to make her points, Banita deftly avoids the common pitfall of applying theory unreflectively or relegating the literature to a mere "illustration" of the philosophical principle in question by wisely putting theory and text into conversation with one another.
Obviously, mythopoeic fantasy does not simply quote or rewrite unreflectively traditional mythological material.
teachers, especially novices, may unconsciously and unreflectively assume culturally dominant ideologies, interaction patterns, family structures, and social expectations in their respective school communities.
And by rational Hegel means neither reactionary, in the sense of unreflectively conforming to social norms, nor transcendental, in the sense that an individual can access some sort of ahistorical, privileged position from which to determine what is right and good.