Definition of unthoughtful in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈθɔːtfʊl//ʌnˈθɔːtf(ə)l/


  • Showing little or no consideration for the needs of other people; thoughtless.

    ‘insensitive, unthoughtful and demeaning comments’
    ‘how could she be so unthoughtful as to depart at such an awkward hour?’
    • ‘Being depressed doesn't give you an excuse to be so unthoughtful about others’
    • ‘Let us say that the cheating person, in this hypothetical scenario, is a woman, and that her husband is kind of an unthoughtful jerk.’
    • ‘He is, as mentioned earlier, sometimes unthoughtful and inconsiderate.’
    • ‘I do take issue with the insensitive, unthoughtful and demeaning comments made about the premises, which I feel reflect badly on the good name of the business.’
    • ‘One cannot expect a thoughtful and intelligent answer to an unthoughtful comment.’
    • ‘If the rows on the ears of corn are irregular and broken, the planter is considered careless and unthoughtful.’
    thoughtless, unthinking, insensitive, selfish, self-centred, self-seeking, unsympathetic, uncaring, unconcerned, heedless, unmindful, unkind, uncharitable, ungracious, impolite, discourteous, rude, disrespectful
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