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Definition of unconsidered

1 : not considered or worth consideration
2 : not resulting from consideration unconsidered remarks

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regretted some unconsidered comments that she made during a live TV interview
Recent Examples on the Web And while few would argue that keeping people as safe as possible from the virus is a top concern, that shouldn’t mean others—including harassment and discrimination—go unconsidered. Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune, "Could changing workplaces to respond to coronavirus pave the way for more sexual harassment?," 14 May 2020 Of course, no scholar will go on record as not wanting to change a course to include women; and their feelings on the subject may well be subconscious, or unconsidered. Nancy Goldstone, Time, "I'm a Historian, and I Think Women's History Month Is a Mistake," 23 Mar. 2018 Its formal and aesthetic decisions appear unconsidered. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "HQ Trivia is a Harbinger of Dystopia," 22 Dec. 2017 In all of those cases, as in this case, the history of allegations has been an almost wholly open secret, sometimes even having been reported in major outlets, and yet somehow ignored, allowed to pass, unconsidered. Rebecca Traister, The Cut, "Why the Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations Didn’t Come Out Until Now," 5 Oct. 2017 The myriad jobs and opportunities available through service go unnoticed, leaving military service an option that is left largely unconsidered. Amy Schafer, Slate Magazine, "America increasingly relies on a small group of multigenerational military families to fight its wars. That’s a problem.," 2 Aug. 2017 Her talent is for turning an issue on its axis to expose an unconsidered angle tends and to maintain control in big-ticket interviews. Daniel D’addario, Time, "Megyn Kelly Needs to Bring More Fox to Her NBC Show," 15 May 2017 But its substance is so rich and its subject so significant that the bland and unconsidered format can be overlooked. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, "The Black Activist Who Fought Against D. W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation”," 6 Feb. 2017 This previously unconsidered environment for a black hole opens up new places to look for them, Kiziltan says. Ben Panko, Smithsonian, "How Astrophysicists Found a Black Hole Where No One Else Could," 10 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of unconsidered

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unconsidered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconsidered. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unconsidered

formal : not formed from careful thought
: not thought about

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