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incogitant

[ in-koj-i-tuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈkɒdʒ ɪ tənt /
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adjective
thoughtless; inconsiderate.
not having the faculty of thought.
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Origin of incogitant

First recorded in 1620–30; from Latin incōgitant-, equivalent to in- negative prefix + cōgitant- (stem of cōgitāns ), present participle of cōgitāre “to think”; see origin at in-3 cogitate, -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM incogitant

in·cog·i·tant·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for incogitant

incogitant
/ (ɪnˈkɒdʒɪtənt) /

adjective
rare thoughtless

Word Origin for incogitant

C17: from Latin incōgitāns, from in- 1 + cōgitāre to think
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