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[uhn-ri-flek-ting] /ˌʌn rɪˈflɛk tɪŋ/
not reflecting; unthinking:
an unreflecting, self-satisfied man.
Origin of unreflecting
First recorded in 1655-65; un-1 + reflect + -ing2
Related forms
unreflectingly, adverb Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This will be asked, I am sure, only by the unobservant and unreflecting.

    The Brothers' War John Calvin Reed
  • An unreflecting Christian walks in twilight among snares and pitfalls!

    Aids to Reflection Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • The one emotion excited in him was simple, unreflecting, unalloyed delight.

    The Dead Secret Wilkie Collins
  • For this, the unreflecting world is not always sufficiently grateful.

    While I Remember Stephen McKenna
  • How different was my fevered love from theirs; my rash, unreflecting impulse in that Algerian paradise.

    Glories of Spain Charles W. Wood
  • They would be soon ended, the days of irresponsible, unreflecting action.

    The Lonely Unicorn Alec Waugh
  • It is not primarily a question of unreflecting happiness, but a question of the wide development of manhood and womanhood.

  • Anything like width of outlook or unreflecting feeling is foreign to Lvov.

    Letters of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov
  • To the unreflecting man in the street the cinch bug seems a matter of small interest.

    The Secret Life Elizabeth Bisland
  • Akbar did not appeal to an unreflecting or an obstinate people.

    Rulers of India: Akbar George Bruce Malleson

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