AskDefine | Define unthinking

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unthinking adj
1 not exhibiting or characterized by careful thought [syn: unreflective, unthoughtful]
2 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'" [syn: thoughtless, uncaring]
3 mentally sluggish [syn: lumpish, lumpen] adv : in a thoughtless manner; "he stared thoughtlessly at the picture" [syn: thoughtlessly, unthinkingly] [ant: thoughtfully]

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  1. Without proper thought; thoughtless.
  2. Showing no regard; careless or unconcerned.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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