showing lack of careful thought
"the debate turned into thoughtless bickering"
bemused, lost(p), pondering, considerate, cogitative, brooding, deliberative, meditative, deep in thought(p), well thought out(p), reflective, broody, musing, pensive, contemplative, preoccupied, ruminative, excogitative, thoughtful
thoughtless, uncaring, unthinking(adj)
without care or thought for others
"the thoughtless saying of a great princess on being informed that the people had no bread; `Let them eat cake'"
deliberative, broody, ruminative, pondering, considerate, musing, well thought out(p), lost(p), meditative, pensive, thoughtful, reflective, cogitative, bemused, preoccupied, contemplative, excogitative, brooding, deep in thought(p)
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As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.
careless, thoughtless, heedless; displaying lack of consideration.
it's inconsiderate of her to go away without telling us.Submitted by JP03 on June 30, 2015
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He is truly impudent enough to utter such thoughtless words which only leave us disappointed and skeptical as to whether we can solve any problem with such a guy.
We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past to stay it as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own.
We are still in the midst of a pandemic. It is the thoughtless attitude of people that will make this disease spike again.
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.
For the president of United States to side with President Putin against American law enforcement, American defense officials, and American intelligence agencies is thoughtless, dangerous, and weak.
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