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  • n  the quality of failing to be considerate of others
  • n  the trait of not thinking carefully before acting

  • But man's ways of thought or thoughtlessness were not easily changed.
  • William's towering professional achievements and his genuine affection for his son were offset by impatience, impulsiveness, arrogance, gluttony and criminal thoughtlessness.
  • There must be no replay of America's thoughtlessness in 1989, when, after the defeated Soviet forces marched across the Oxus River, Washington dropped Afghanistan like a used tissue.
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  • Lunch Meeting? Here's Who Should Pick Up the Check
    No matter who you are or what you do for a living, this is one dilemma you're going to face again and again. It happens all the time. You're having dinner or lunch with people you work with. Everything's fine until the check comes. Then what? Who picks up the tab? Best case, it's an awkward moment. Worst case, your thoughtlessness or ad-hoc solution to the dilemma can create a rift in a business ...
    June 27, 2013 - Inc Magazine

  • Julian Bond in USA Today
    NAACP Chairman Julian Bond called the publication of the cartoon "thoughtlessness taken to the extreme. ...... Anyone who is not offended by it does not have any sensitivity."
  • Kate Beckinsale in
    Kate told Britain's Sunday Express magazine: "Nothing bothers me except the connotations of being a person who would have plastic surgery. That implies a kind of insecurity, shallowness and thoughtlessness that I don't feel applies to me very much."
  • Deval Patrick in Boston Globe
    The simple difference is that he has not been straight with the public,Patrick said in his e-mail. "This goes beyond thoughtlessness: It's reckless."

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