inconsiderate


in·con·sid·er·ate

adjective \ˌin-kən-ˈsi-d(ə-)rət\

: not thinking about the rights and feelings of other people : not considerate

Full Definition of INCONSIDERATE

1
a :  heedless, thoughtless
b :  careless of the rights or feelings of others
2
:  not adequately considered :  ill-advised
in·con·sid·er·ate·ly adverb
in·con·sid·er·ate·ness noun
in·con·sid·er·ation \-ˌsi-də-ˈrā-shən\ noun

Examples of INCONSIDERATE

  1. He was rude and inconsiderate to the waiter.
  2. There is no excuse for such inconsiderate behavior.

Origin of INCONSIDERATE

Middle English inconsyderatt, from Latin inconsideratus, from in- + consideratus considerate
First Known Use: 15th century

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