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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inconsiderate mean? 

  The adjective INCONSIDERATE has 2 senses:

1. lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others
2. without proper consideration or reflection

  Familiarity information: INCONSIDERATE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1inconsiderate [BACK TO TOP]


Lacking regard for the rights or feelings of others

Context example:

shockingly inconsiderate behavior


thoughtless; uncaring; unthinking (without care or thought for others)


selfish (concerned chiefly or only with yourself and your advantage to the exclusion of others)

tactless; untactful (lacking or showing a lack of what is fitting and considerate in dealing with others)

thoughtless (showing lack of careful thought)


considerate (showing concern for the rights and feelings of others)

Sense 2inconsiderate [BACK TO TOP]


Without proper consideration or reflection


unconsidered; inconsiderate

Context examples:

slovenly inconsiderate reasoning / unconsidered words / prejudice is the holding of unconsidered opinions


thoughtless (showing lack of careful thought)

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