thoughtlessness


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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:
Noun1.thoughtlessness - 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"
considerateness, thoughtfulness, consideration - kind and considerate regard for others; "he showed no consideration for her feelings"
2.thoughtlessness - the trait of not thinking carefully before actingthoughtlessness - the trait of not thinking carefully before acting
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
foolhardiness, recklessness, rashness - the trait of giving little thought to danger
impulsiveness - the trait of acting suddenly on impulse without reflection
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thoughtlessness

noun
1. A careless, often reckless disregard for consequences:
2. A lack of consideration for others' feelings:
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Translations
عَدَم المُراعاة لشُعور الآخرين
bezmyšlenkovitostbezohlednostlehkomyslnostnepozornost
tankeløshed
ajattelemattomuus
figyelmetlenségmeggondolatlanságtapintatlanságvigyázatlanság
hugsunarleysi; tillitsleysi
düşüncesizlik

thoughtlessness

[ˈθɔːtlɪsnɪs] N
1. (= lack of consideration) → falta f de consideración, desconsideración f
2. (= carelessness) → irreflexión f, inconsciencia f
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

thoughtlessness

[ˈθɔːtləsnɪs] n (= lack of consideration) → manque m de considérationthought process nmécanisme m de penséethought-provoking [ˈθɔːtprəvəʊkɪŋ] adj [film, book] → qui fait réfléchirthought-reader [ˈθɔːtriːdər] n
He's a thought-reader → Il lit dans les pensées des gens.
I'm not a thought-reader → Je ne suis pas devin.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

thoughtlessness

n
(= lack of consideration)Gedankenlosigkeit f, → Rücksichtslosigkeit f; (= inattentiveness, unhelpfulness)Unaufmerksamkeit f
(= lack of reflection)Gedankenlosigkeit f, → Unüberlegtheit f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

thoughtlessness

[ˈθɔːtlɪsnɪs] n (of remark) → sconsideratezza; (of behaviour) → negligenza, trascuratezza
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 ?
And as those ancient dames moved about gaily, though in the jaws of the whale, as you may say; even so, in a shower, with the like thoughtlessness, do we nowadays fly under the same jaws for protection; the umbrella being a tent spread over the same bone.
She could not but believe it to be thoughtlessness on his part; yet that was no reason she should submit to it.
"I want to warn you," he said in a low voice, "that through thoughtlessness and lack of caution you may cause yourself to be talked about in society.
He has had great faults, faults of inconsideration and thoughtlessness; and I am very much of his opinion in thinking him likely to be happier than he deserves: but still as he is, beyond a doubt, really attached to Miss Fairfax, and will soon, it may be hoped, have the advantage of being constantly with her, I am very ready to believe his character will improve, and acquire from hers the steadiness and delicacy of principle that it wants.
Thoughtlessness, want of attention to other people's feelings, and want of resolution, will do the business."
As to the sad catastrophe itself, it could be canvassed only in one style by a couple of steady, sensible women, whose judgements had to work on ascertained events; and it was perfectly decided that it had been the consequence of much thoughtlessness and much imprudence; that its effects were most alarming, and that it was frightful to think, how long Miss Musgrove's recovery might yet be doubtful, and how liable she would still remain to suffer from the concussion hereafter!
The compliment of John Thorpe's affection did not make amends for this thoughtlessness in his sister.
He could lie at full length along a swaying branch, stretching his giant limbs, and luxuriating in the blessed peace of utter thoughtlessness, without an apprehension or a worry to sap his nervous energy and rob him of his peace of mind.
With a tact upon which I greatly prided myself, I sauntered carelessly to the sideboard and took some brandy and water; then, begging his pardon for my thoughtlessness, asked him to have some and went back to my seat by the fire, leaving him to help himself, as was our custom.
Hummel came to beg pardon for her thoughtlessness and to get a shroud for Minna, the neighbors sent all sorts of comforts and good wishes, and even those who knew her best were surprised to find how many friends shy little Beth had made.
>From this premeditated scheme of conquest we ought, in justice, however, to except Maria herself, who, from constitutional gayety and thoughtlessness, seldom planned for the morrow; and who, perhaps, from her association with Charlotte, had acquired a degree of disinterestedness that certainly belonged to no other member of her family.
"And perhaps I judged you too harsh--I'm apt to be harsh--and you may have acted out o' thoughtlessness more than I should ha' believed was possible for a man with a heart and a conscience.