- 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.
Origin of inconsiderate
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1. insensitive, uncaring, rude.
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Examples from the Web for inconsideration
And I find all just, all right, on your side; and all impatience, all inconsideration on mine.Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9)
But these, whatever else may be thought of them, are not the errors of haste and inconsideration.
It hung upon me, indeed, some time, said he; but I was full of spirit and inconsideration.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded
Inconsideration and vanity have been the joint cause of your malady.Coelebs In Search of a Wife
I might even be accused of jealousy, inconsideration for his future, and a lack of faith in the man.My Actor-Husband
- lacking in care or thought for others; heedless; thoughtless
- rare insufficiently considered
Word Origin and History for inconsideration
1520s, from Late Latin inconsiderationem (nominative inconsideratio) "inconsiderateness," from inconsideratus (see inconsiderate).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper