thoughtless

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thought +‎ -less

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thoughtless (comparative more thoughtless, superlative most thoughtless)

  1. Marked by or showing lack of due thought or care; careless.
  2. Inconsiderate, inattentive.
    A thoughtless remark.
  3. Lacking thought or consideration.
    The debate turned into thoughtless bickering.
    • 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 281:
      In thoughtless and breathless fear I rushed forward to avoid this host of demons, but while flying thus still more frightful and distorted shapes appeared, and I fancied I felt their hands clutching me.

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