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unreflecting

[uhn-ri-flek-ting]
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  1. not reflecting; unthinking: an unreflecting, self-satisfied man.
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Origin of unreflecting

First recorded in 1655–65; un-1 + reflect + -ing2
Related formsun·re·flect·ing·ly, adverb
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Related Words for unreflecting

perceptive, emotional, visceral, spontaneous, innate, ardent, impulsive, automatic, direct, habitual, immediate, inherent, involuntary, natural, understood, untaught, instinctual, unreflecting, abrupt, eager

Examples from the Web for unreflecting

Historical Examples of unreflecting

  • It is not at all apparent to the ordinary mind, escaping the unreflecting.

    Essay on the Creative Imagination

    Th. Ribot

  • To that purpose it is adapted when the hearers are untaught, untrained, and unreflecting.

  • An unreflecting Christian walks in twilight among snares and pitfalls!

    Aids to Reflection

    Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  • For this, the unreflecting world is not always sufficiently grateful.

    While I Remember

    Stephen McKenna

  • They would be soon ended, the days of irresponsible, unreflecting action.