unreflecting


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un·re·flect·ing

 (ŭn′rĭ-flĕk′tĭng)
adj.
Marked by or exhibiting a lack of serious thought or consideration: "Tess ... yielded to his embrace with unreflecting inevitableness" (Thomas Hardy).

un′re·flect′ing·ly adv.

unreflecting

(ˌʌnrɪˈflɛktɪŋ)
adj
1. (General Physics) not reflecting
2. impulsive or unconsidered
Translations

unreflecting

[ˈʌnrɪˈflektɪŋ] ADJirreflexivo

unreflecting

adj persongedankenlos, unbedacht; act, hasteunbesonnen; emotionunreflektiert
References in classic literature ?
Tess was taken completely by surprise, and she yielded to his embrace with unreflecting inevitableness.
The whole question of improved armaments has been approached by the governments of the earth in a spirit of nervous and unreflecting haste, whereas the right way was lying plainly before them, and had only to be pursued with calm determination.
However, a few words will make it clear to the most unreflecting.
The hurry, confusion, and excitement connected with the embarkation had scarcely subsided, when the Provincials were appalled by the work of their own hands The novelty and peculiarity of their situation could not but force itself upon the attention of even the unreflecting soldiery; stationed in the midst of a beautiful and fertile country, they suddenly found themselves without a foe to subdue, and without a population to protect.
If he had been a gladsome, unreflecting American opera-audience, he probably would have had his storm repeated and repeated until he drowned all those people.
Indeed, there were too many seals on shore, and we ought not to lay such temptation in this unreflecting fisherman's way.
Much as Willoughby would doubtless have liked his daughter to praise him she did not; her eyes were unreflecting as water, her fingers still toying with the fossilised fish, her mind absent.
While the Italian author represents his gentlemen and ladies as selfishly fleeing from the misery of a frightful plague in Florence to a charming villa and a holiday of unreflecting pleasure, the gaiety of Chaucer's pilgrims rests on a basis of serious purpose, however conventional it may be.
Desire is a subject upon which, if I am not mistaken, true views can only be arrived at by an almost complete reversal of the ordinary unreflecting opinion.
But in the sphere of political and revolutionary action, relying partly on violence, the professional spy has every facility to fabricate the very facts themselves, and will spread the double evil of emulation in one direction, and of panic, hasty legislation, unreflecting hate, on the other.
If there are people so unreflecting or so cruel, as to make a jest of me, what is left for me to do but to make a jest of myself, them, and everything?
In the rest of practical life he walked by hereditary habit; half from that personal pride and unreflecting egoism which I have already called commonness, and half from that naivete which belonged to preoccupation with favorite ideas.