Definition of inconsiderate in English:


Pronunciation /ˌinkənˈsid(ə)rət/ /ˌɪnkənˈsɪd(ə)rət/

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  • Thoughtlessly causing hurt or inconvenience to others.

    ‘it's inconsiderate of her to go away without telling us’
    • ‘Brighton has the shops and the crowds, but not the hassle of impolite, inconsiderate and downright ignorant London shoppers.’
    • ‘Most of these accidents are caused by inconsiderate, selfish people who don't even insure their cars, and we are left to pay the bill.’
    • ‘In the fight against apathy, inconsiderate behaviour and disrespect, let's try to remember manners don't cost a thing.’
    • ‘It seems very uncaring and inconsiderate when you think how upsetting this whole thing is for the teachers and children.’
    • ‘I think it's rude and it's inconsiderate - especially if you're meeting in a public place.’
    • ‘As though you really are the most inconsiderate people to ever live in the rental across from my home.’
    • ‘On weekends you will also find that there are uncaring and inconsiderate drivers who do not observe speed limits and rules of the road.’
    • ‘It was very rude and inconsiderate to assume such a thing about a person's parent.’
    • ‘Why does Matt treat me like this uncaring inconsiderate soul all the time?’
    • ‘This is seen to be inconsiderate and to some staff/guests, rude.’
    • ‘People are so inconsiderate, especially on Friday evenings.’
    • ‘Also, there are inconsiderate golfers who tend to walk ahead or pass by others immediately after executing their shot.’
    • ‘What inconsiderate idiot designed this standard resume form, anyhow?’
    • ‘Residents in the area are also annoyed at the disruption being caused by what they consider to be inconsiderate motorists.’
    • ‘It's truly incredible how inconsiderate some people can be.’
    • ‘Play the songs so loud that it is inconsiderate to my neighbours.’
    • ‘They argue much of what we believe to be left-overs from inconsiderate chewers are lichens, the most primitive form of plant life.’
    • ‘Stealing a coat during the coldest weather in local history is as inconsiderate as it gets, even if you were drunk!’
    • ‘No one thought that was very funny, if anything it was immature and inconsiderate.’
    • ‘An evil inconsiderate action for which I was immediately admonished by everyone in my family.’
    thoughtless, unthinking, insensitive, selfish, self-centred, self-seeking, unsympathetic, uncaring, unthoughtful, unconcerned, heedless, unmindful, unkind, uncharitable, ungracious, impolite, discourteous, rude, disrespectful
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Late Middle English (originally in the sense ‘not properly considered’): from Latin inconsideratus, from in- ‘not’ + consideratus ‘examined, considered’ (see considerate).