Origin of thoughtless
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1. negligent, neglectful. 3. inattentive, remiss.
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Examples from the Web for thoughtlessness
Unless said partner is ready to be whacked over their head with the box for their thoughtlessness, they have made a grave mistake.Dita Von Teese, Keep Your Hands Off Our Boobs
August 6, 2014
It has been the result of thoughtlessness, rather than of malignity.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I
Francis Augustus Cox
However, he now experienced sudden remorse for his thoughtlessness.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
Fine would then interpose, with a thoughtlessness of which she soon repented.The Fortune of the Rougons
Earnestness is the path of immortality (Nirvana), thoughtlessness the path of death.
People praise earnestness; thoughtlessness is always blamed.
- inconsideratea thoughtless remark
- having or showing lack of thoughta thoughtless essay
- unable to think; not having the power of thought
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Word Origin and History for thoughtlessness
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