incogitant
adjective Etymology: Latin incogitant-, incogitans, from in- + cogitant-, cogitans, present participle of cogitare to cogitate Date: 1628 thoughtless, inconsiderate <
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  • Incogitant — In*cog i*tant, a. [L. incogitans; pref. in not + cogitans, p. pr. of cogitare to think. See {Cogitate}.] Thoughtless; inconsiderate. [R.] Milton. [1913 Webster] Men are careless and incogitant. J. Goodman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incogitant — index thoughtless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • incogitant — [in käj′i tənt] adj. [L incogitans < in , not + cogitans, prp. of cogitare, to COGITATE] Rare unthinking; thoughtless …   English World dictionary

  • incogitant — incogitantly, adv. /in koj i teuhnt/, adj. 1. thoughtless; inconsiderate. 2. not having the faculty of thought. [1620 30; < L incogitant , equiv. to in IN 3 + cogitant (s. of cogitans), prp. of cogitare to think; see COGITATE, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • incogitant — in•cog•i•tant [[t]ɪnˈkɒdʒ ɪ tənt[/t]] adj. thoughtless; inconsiderate • Etymology: 1620–30; < L incōgitant , s. of incōgitāns= in III+cōgitāns, prp. of cōgitāre to think; see cogitate, ant in•cog′i•tant•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • incogitant — /ɪnˈkɒdʒətənt/ (say in kojuhtuhnt) adjective Rare 1. thoughtless; inconsiderate. 2. not having the faculty of thinking. {Latin incōgitānt , from in 3 + cogitans thinking} …   Australian English dictionary

  • incogitant — (ˈ)in|käjəd.ənt, ənˈk adjective Etymology: Latin incogitant , incogitans, from in in (I) + cogitant , cogitans, present participle of cogitare to cogitate more at cogitate 1. : failing in due consideration of proper or relevant factors :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • incogitant — in·cog·i·tant …   English syllables

  • Incogitantly — In*cog i*tant*ly, adv. In an incogitant manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inane — I adjective absurd, asinine, fatuous, foolish, imbecile, incogitant, inept, insipid, irrational, ludicrous, nonsensical, ridiculous, senseless, shallow, thought free, thoughtless, unintelligent, unreasoning, unthinking, vacuous, vain II index… …   Law dictionary

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