Unthinking Un*think"ing, a. 1. Not thinking; not heedful; thoughtless; inconsiderate; as, unthinking youth. [1913 Webster]

2. Not indicating thought or reflection; thoughtless. [1913 Webster]

With earnest eyes, and round unthinking face, He first the snuffbox opened, then the case. --Pope. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*think"ing*ly}, adv. -- {Un*think"ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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