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Not reflective; unthinking.

un′re·flec′tive·ly adv.
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not reflective or thoughtful; rash; unthinking
ˌunreˈflectively adv
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(ˌʌn rɪˈflɛk tɪv)

not reflective; thoughtless; lacking in due deliberation; rash.
un`re•flec′tive•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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