unthinkingly


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un·think·ing

 (ŭn′thĭng′kĭng)
adj.
1. Not taking due thought; thoughtless or heedless: proceeded, unthinking, into the trap.
2. Exhibiting a lack of thought: unthinking bravado.
3. Incapable of the power of thought.

un·think′ing·ly adv.
un·think′ing·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unthinkingly - in a thoughtless mannerunthinkingly - in a thoughtless manner; "he stared thoughtlessly at the picture"
Translations

unthinkingly

[ˈʌnˈθɪŋkɪŋlɪ] ADVirreflexivamente, sin pensar

unthinkingly

[ˌʌnˈθɪŋkɪŋli] advsans réfléchir

unthinkingly

adv (= thoughtlessly, unintentionally)unbedacht, gedankenlos; assume, supposeohne nachzudenken

unthinkingly

[ʌnˈθɪŋkɪŋlɪ] advsenza pensare
References in classic literature ?
I felt an infinite pity for him, and opened my arms unthinkingly. With a sob he laid his head on my shoulder and cried like a wearied child, whilst he shook with emotion.
In a second he lived again through all these moments, and then all the pathos of his failure presented itself to him with such vividness that there was a suspicion of tears in his tone when he said almost unthinkingly, "My God!
But few thoughts of Pan stirred Ahab's brain, as standing like an iron statue at his accustomed place beside the mizen rigging, with one nostril he unthinkingly snuffed the sugary musk from the Bashee isles (in whose sweet woods mild lovers must be walking), and with the other consciously inhaled the salt breath of the new found sea; that sea in which the hated White Whale must even then be swimming.
She would, through habit, have yielded to his desire; not with any sense of submission or obedience to his compelling wishes, but unthinkingly, as we walk, move, sit, stand, go through the daily treadmill of the life which has been portioned out to us.
As I kept passing and repassing the filling or woof of marline between the long yarns of the warp, using my own hand for the shuttle, and as Queequeg, standing sideways, ever and anon slid his heavy oaken sword between the threads, and idly looking off upon the water, carelessly and unthinkingly drove home every yarn: I say so strange a dreaminess did there then reign all over the ship and all over the sea, only broken by the intermitting dull sound of the sword, that it seemed as if this were the Loom of Time, and I myself were a shuttle mechanically weaving and weaving away at the Fates.
We enjoyed all these boons, unthinkingly and light-heartedly, as children do.
Nevertheless, when the name of the king was now and then uttered unthinkingly amid all these cardinal jests, a sort of gag seemed to close for a moment on all these jeering mouths.
He looked as handsome and as lively as ever, and was talking with interest to a fashionable and pleasing-looking young woman, who leant on his arm, and whom Catherine immediately guessed to be his sister; thus unthinkingly throwing away a fair opportunity of considering him lost to her forever, by being married already.
He is not here now, but he will be glad to hear of you, I am sure," said Dorothea, seating herself unthinkingly between the fire and the light of the tall window, and pointing to a chair opposite, with the quietude of a benignant matron.
Tom, looking round with some anxiety at this announcement of his prospects, unthinkingly withdrew a small rattle he was amusing baby Moss with, whereupon she, being a baby that knew her own mind with remarkable clearness, instantaneously expressed her sentiments in a piercing yell, and was not to be appeased even by the restoration of the rattle, feeling apparently that the original wrong of having it taken from her remained in all its force.
Dinah mechanically took off her bonnet and shawl as soon as they were within the prison court, from the habit she had of throwing them off when she preached or prayed, or visited the sick; and when they entered the jailer's room, she laid them down on a chair unthinkingly. There was no agitation visible in her, but a deep concentrated calmness, as if, even when she was speaking, her soul was in prayer reposing on an unseen support.
We sauntered carelessly and unthinkingly to the edge of the lofty battlements of the citadel, and looked down--a vision!