Definition of Thoughtlessness

1. Noun. The quality of failing to be considerate of others.

Exact synonyms: Inconsiderateness, Inconsideration
Generic synonyms: Unkindness
Specialized synonyms: Tactlessness, Bluntness
Derivative terms: Inconsiderate, Inconsiderate, Inconsiderate
Antonyms: Consideration, Thoughtfulness



2. Noun. The trait of not thinking carefully before acting.
Exact synonyms: Unthoughtfulness
Generic synonyms: Trait
Specialized synonyms: Foolhardiness, Rashness, Recklessness, Impulsiveness
Derivative terms: Thoughtless, Unthoughtful
Antonyms: Thoughtfulness

Definition of Thoughtlessness

1. Noun. disregard for other's feelings ¹

2. Noun. heedless disregard for the consequences of one's actions ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thoughtlessness

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Literary usage of Thoughtlessness

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1. More Copy: A Second Series of Essays from an Editor's Drawer on Religion by Hugh Miller Thompson (1897)
"How far does thoughtlessness excuse sin ? That a sin done knowingly, ... To be enslaved by sin through thoughtlessness is not so great a depravity as to ..."

2. Room at the Top by Adam Craig (1882)
"thoughtlessness OF YOUTH. rN general, I have no patience with people who talk about the "thoughtlessness of youth," indulgently. ..."

3. The Teacher at Work: A Manual of Suggestions and Directions for Public by Wilbur H. Bender (1902)
"The teacher should always be charitable here, remembering his own short comings due to the same causes, but he must manage to reduce the thoughtlessness and ..."

4. A Portraiture of Quakerism, Taken from a View of the Moral Education by Thomas Clarkson (1807)
"SECTION I. Diversions of the field—Diversions of the jield forbidden—General thoughtlessness on this subject —Sentiments of Thomson—Sentiments of George Fox ..."

5. The Private Journal of Aaron Burr, During His Residence of Four Years in by Aaron Burr (1838)
"I am exceedingly mortified at this shameful piece of thoughtlessness, and shall not feel at ease till I have the assurance of your forgiveness, ..."

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