Dictionary

thoughtless

thoughtless

adjective thought·less \-ləs\

: not showing concern for the needs or feelings of other people

Full Definition of THOUGHTLESS

1
a :  insufficiently alert :  careless
b :  reckless, rash <thoughtless actions>
2
:  devoid of thought :  insensate
3
:  lacking concern for others :  inconsiderate <rude and thoughtless behavior> <a thoughtless remark>
thought·less·ly adverb
thought·less·ness noun

Examples of THOUGHTLESS

  1. a selfish and thoughtless person
  2. <always making thoughtless comments that hurt other people's feelings>

First Known Use of THOUGHTLESS

1592

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: thoughtletPrevious Word in the Dictionary: thoughtfulAll Words Near: thoughtless
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears