in·​cog·​i·​tant in-ˈkä-jə-tənt How to pronounce incogitant (audio)
: thoughtless, inconsiderate
incogitant litterbugs

Word History


Latin incogitant-, incogitans, from in- + cogitant-, cogitans, present participle of cogitare to cogitate

First Known Use

1628, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of incogitant was in 1628

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Cite this Entry

“Incogitant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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