thoughtlessly


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thought·less

 (thôt′lĭs)
adj.
1. Marked by or showing lack of due forethought or care; careless: a thoughtless mistake; a thoughtless bumbler. See Synonyms at careless.
2. Inconsiderate of the feelings of others: a thoughtless remark.
3. Lacking thought: staring blankly in a thoughtless daze.

thought′less·ly adv.
thought′less·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.thoughtlessly - in a thoughtless mannerthoughtlessly - in a thoughtless manner; "he stared thoughtlessly at the picture"
thoughtfully - in a thoughtful manner; "he stared thoughtfully out the window"
2.thoughtlessly - showing thoughtlessness; "he treated his parents thoughtlessly"
thoughtfully - showing consideration and thoughtfulness; "he had thoughtfully brought with him some food to share"
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Translations
bezmyšlenkovitě
af tillitsleysi
bezmyšlienkovito
düşüncesizce

thoughtlessly

[ˈθɔːtlɪslɪ] ADV
1. (= inconsiderately) → desconsideradamente
2. (= unthinkingly) → sin pensar, inconscientemente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

thoughtlessly

[ˈθɔːtləsli] adv (= inconsiderately) → inconsidérément
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thoughtlessly

adv
(= inconsiderately) act, behaverücksichtslos
(= unthinkingly)gedankenlos, unüberlegt; he had thoughtlessly taken it with himer hatte es aus Gedankenlosigkeit mitgenommen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thoughtlessly

[ˈθɔːtlɪslɪ] adv (see adj) → sconsideratamente; (XXX) → scortesemente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

thought

(ˈθoːt) verb
see think.
noun
1. something that one thinks; an idea. I had a sudden thought.
2. the act of thinking; consideration. After a great deal of thought we decided to emigrate to America.
3. general opinion. scientific thought.
ˈthoughtful adjective
1. (appearing to be) thinking deeply. You look thoughtful; a thoughtful mood.
2. thinking of other people; consideration. It was very thoughtful of you to do that.
ˈthoughtfully adverb
ˈthoughtfulness noun
ˈthoughtless adjective
not thinking about other people; showing no thought, care or consideration; inconsiderate. thoughtless words.
ˈthoughtlessly adverb
ˈthoughtlessness noun
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References in classic literature ?
While in that frame of mind he leaned thoughtlessly against a druggist's show-window, wherein were one hundred and fifty kinds of assorted snakes.
News is often dispersed as thoughtlessly and effectively as that pollen which the bees carry off (having no idea how powdery they are) when they are buzzing in search of their particular nectar.
But he could not draw back from the generous word when it was once uttered, even though he felt now, vaguely foreseeing certain eventualities in his intrigue with Madame Karenina, that this generous word had been spoken thoughtlessly, and that even though he were not married he might need all the hundred thousand of income.
WHAT emotion had I thoughtlessly aroused in Miss Dunross?
"I am commanding a little barque," I said, "loading here for Mauritius." Then, thoughtlessly, I added: "And what are you doing, Mr.
"To you, dear Jane, I offer the love of a cultured man and association with one of culture and refinement, which you must have sorely missed in your relations with the poor ape that through your girlish infatuation you married so thoughtlessly. I love you, Jane.
"Miss de Sor received my reproof in a penitent spirit; she expresses sincere sorrow for having thoughtlessly frightened you.
"Shall I be making some little atonement for any pain that I may have thoughtlessly caused her to suffer in her lifetime?"
When I thought of him I gnashed my teeth, my eyes became inflamed, and I ardently wished to extinguish that life which I had so thoughtlessly bestowed.
Little Hareton, who followed me everywhere, and was sitting near me on the floor, at seeing my tears commenced crying himself, and sobbed out complaints against 'wicked aunt Cathy,' which drew her fury on to his unlucky head: she seized his shoulders, and shook him till the poor child waxed livid, and Edgar thoughtlessly laid hold of her hands to deliver him.
Amongst the gay throng, however, that thoughtlessly glided along the Broadway, even this image of female perfection was suffered to move unnoticed by hundreds; and it was owing to the obstruction offered to the passage of the ladies, by a small crowd that had gathered on the side-walk, that a gentleman of uncommon personal endowments enjoyed an opportunity of examining it with more than ordinary attention.
"The Duke of Buckingham's father was probably more reserved and more respectful than his son," said Philip, thoughtlessly, not perceiving how deeply he had wounded his mother's feelings.