ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)
If you describe someone as thoughtless, you are critical of them because they forget or ignore other people's wants, needs, or feelings.

...a small minority of thoughtless and inconsiderate people...

It was thoughtless of her to mention it...

It was just a thoughtless remark.

Derived words:
thoughtlessly ADV-GRADED ADV with v

They thoughtlessly planned a picnic without him...

Nobody is perfect, and everyone acts thoughtlessly on occasion.

thoughtlessness N-UNCOUNT

What women mistake as thoughtlessness is often just diffidence.

English dictionary. 2008.


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