unthinking

  • 1Unthinking — 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… …

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  • 2unthinking — index careless, fatuous, heedless, ill judged, impolitic, impulsive (rash), inadvertent, involuntary …

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  • 3unthinking — (adj.) unreflecting, 1670s, from UN (Cf. un ) + prp. of THINK (Cf. think) …

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  • 4unthinking — [adj] careless blundering, brutish, feckless, foolish, heedless, impulsive, inadvertent, inconsiderate, indelicate, insensitive, instinctive, mechanical, napping, negligent, oblivious, outrageous, rash, rude, selfish, senseless, tactless,… …

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  • 5unthinking — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ without proper consideration. DERIVATIVES unthinkingly adverb …

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  • 6unthinking — [unthiŋk′iŋ] adj. 1. a) not stopping to think; heedless b) showing lack of thought, attention, or consideration 2. lacking the ability to think; nonrational unthinkingly adv …

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  • 7unthinking — unthinkingly, adv. unthinkingness, n. /un thing king/, adj. 1. thoughtless; heedless; inconsiderate: an unthinking, tactless person. 2. indicating lack of thought or reflection: a dull, unthinking expression on his face. 3. not endowed with the… …

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  • 8unthinking — [[t]ʌ̱nθɪ̱ŋkɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you say that someone is unthinking, you are critical of them because you consider that they do not think carefully about the effects of their behaviour. He doesn t say those silly things that… …

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  • 9unthinking — adjective Date: 1676 1. not taking thought ; heedless, unmindful < the unthinking onlookers > 2. not indicating thought or reflection < an unthinking decision > 3. not having the power of thought • unthinkingly adverb …

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  • 10unthinking — adjective 1) an unthinking lout Syn: thoughtless, inconsiderate, insensitive; tactless, undiplomatic, indiscreet Ant: thoughtful 2) an unthinking remark Syn: absentminded …

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  • 11unthinking — adj. Unthinking is used with these nouns: ↑conformity …

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  • 12unthinking — un|think|ing [ ʌn θıŋkıŋ ] adjective used about something that you do without thinking that it might be wrong or stupid: an unthinking loyalty to tradition ╾ un|think|ing|ly adverb …

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  • 13unthinking — UK [ʌnˈθɪŋkɪŋ] / US adjective used about something that you do without thinking that it might be wrong or stupid an unthinking loyalty to tradition Derived word: unthinkingly adverb …

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  • 14unthinking — adjective a) Without proper thought; thoughtless. b) Showing no regard; careless or unconcerned …

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  • 15unthinking — Synonyms and related words: airy, arbitrary, automatic, blank, blankminded, blind, brainless, calm, capricious, careless, casual, compulsive, conditioned, crazy, cursory, degage, discourteous, disregardant, disregardful, easygoing, empty, empty&#8230; …

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  • 16unthinking — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Thoughtless] Syn. heedless, rude, inconsiderate; see careless 1 . 2. [Foolish] Syn. impulsive, unwise, vacant; see rash . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Lacking or marked by a lack of care: careless, feckless,&#8230; …

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  • 17unthinking — un|think|ing [ʌnˈθıŋkıŋ] adj not thinking about the effects of something you say or do &GT;unthinkingly adv …

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  • 18unthinking — adj. thoughtless, unmindful, heedless; inconsiderate; not thinking …

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  • 19unthinking — adjective without proper consideration. Derivatives unthinkingly adverb unthinkingness noun …

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  • 20unthinking — a. Thoughtless, heedless, careless, inconsiderate, unreflecting …

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