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inconsiderate

[ in-kuhn-sid-er-it ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈsɪd ər ɪt /
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adjective
without due regard for the rights or feelings of others: It was inconsiderate of him to keep us waiting.
acting without consideration; thoughtless; heedless.
overhasty; rash; ill-considered: slovenly, inconsiderate reasoning.
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Origin of inconsiderate

First recorded in 1425–75; late Middle English word from Latin word inconsīderātus.See in-3, considerate

OTHER WORDS FROM inconsiderate

in·con·sid·er·ate·ly, adverbin·con·sid·er·ate·ness, in·con·sid·er·a·tion, noun
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How to use inconsiderate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for inconsiderate

inconsiderate
/ (ˌɪnkənˈsɪdərɪt) /

adjective
lacking in care or thought for others; heedless; thoughtless
rare insufficiently considered

Derived forms of inconsiderate

inconsiderately, adverbinconsiderateness or inconsideration, noun
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