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1. Thoughtless of others; displaying a lack of consideration: It is inconsiderate to make noise when people are trying to study.
2. Archaic Not well considered or carefully thought out; ill-advised: an inconsiderate notion.

in′con·sid′er·ate·ly adv.
in′con·sid′er·ate·ness, in′con·sid′er·a′tion (-ā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inconsiderateness - the quality of failing to be considerate of others
unkindness - lack of sympathy
tactlessness - the quality of lacking tact
bluntness - the quality of being direct and outspoken; "the bluntness of a Yorkshireman"


A lack of consideration for others' feelings:
عَدم مُبالاه بِشُعور الآخرين


(inkənˈsidərət) adjective
not showing thought for the feelings, rights etc of other people; thoughtless. It was inconsiderate of you to arrive without telephoning first.
ˌinconˈsiderateness noun
References in classic literature ?
Baulked of his quarry by the inconsiderateness of the mate, Jerry trotted back to the head of the companion to wait for Skipper.
Carlyle's death Carlyle blamed himself bitterly for inconsiderateness toward her, and it is certain that his erratic and irritable temper, partly exasperated by long disappointment and by constant physical misery, that his peasant-bred lack of delicacy, and his absorption in his work, made a perpetual and vexatious strain on Mrs.
And are you two also smarting under a sense of the inconsiderateness and selfishness of the rest of the world--both misunderstood--everything expected from you, and no allowances made for you?
Vincy's wishes about his son had had a great deal of pride, inconsiderateness, and egoistic folly in them.
Such noise-related inconsiderateness abounds these days.
In terms of the symbolic dimension of a conflict (21), this is an act of inconsiderateness, equivalent to a moral insult.
Japanese government's recent move to reverify the Kono Statement regarding comfort women is an unscrupulous act equivalent to rubbing salt in the wounds, which clearly shows Japan's utter inconsiderateness to the victims.
The promos show a disgruntled mir venting his frustration over rising inconsiderateness among citizens.
Stating that a government, which always struggles to create special opportunities in every field for Turkey, does not deserve such inconsiderateness, KylyE* further stated that nobody has the right to damage the name of ystanbul, which is one of the nominee cities for the 2020 Olympic Games, and tarnish image of Turkey.
Thus, a deep internalized feeling of adults' inconsiderateness toward children goes hand in hand with feelings of being wrongly treated, producing ambivalent attitudes toward putting forth their claims.