inconsideration

Definitions

  • SO INCONSIDERATE
    SO INCONSIDERATE
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n inconsideration the quality of failing to be considerate of others
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Inconsideration Lack of due consideration; inattention to consequences; inconsiderateness. "Blindness of mind, inconsideration , precipitation.""Not gross, willful, deliberate, crimes; but rather the effects of inconsideration ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n inconsideration Want of due consideration; disregard of consequences; inconsiderate action.
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Quotations

  • John Tillotson
    John Tillotson
    “Ignorance and inconsideration are the two great causes of the ruin of mankind.”
  • Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
    Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
    “Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. inconsideratio,: cf. F. inconsidération,

Usage

In literature:

It hung upon me, indeed, some time, said he; but I was full of spirit and inconsideration.
"Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded" by Samuel Richardson
In the first it was limited and inconsiderable.
"Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Then it says: 'Now you have openly and inconsiderately broken our bond of mutual forbearance.
"Mrs. Falchion, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
Plotinus was less ashamed of his whole body than I of this inconsiderate and stupid appendage.
"Army Life in a Black Regiment" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
He reproved me, saying I behave too coldly and inconsiderately to Shubin.
"On the Eve" by Ivan Turgenev
Effie had had a double share of this inconsiderate and misjudged kindness.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Vol. 1., Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Effie had had a double share of this inconsiderate and misjudged kindness.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
These were by no means inconsiderable, and might fairly be used.
"The History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides
Then Mr. Rusper married, and he married very inconsiderately a woman who was totally uninteresting to Mr. Polly.
"The History of Mr. Polly" by H. G. Wells
The few articles which he may sneak from our study are of inconsiderable value.
"Mike" by P. G. Wodehouse
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In poetry:

"Traveller, hurrying from the heat
Of the city, stay thy feet!
Rest awhile, nor longer waste
Life with inconsiderate haste!
"Songo River. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You were not over-patient with me, dear;
This want of patience one must rightly rate:
You are so young! Youth ever was severe
And variable and inconsiderate!
"Birds In The Night" by Paul Verlaine
When thy inconsiderate hand
Flings open this casement, with my trembling name,
To look on one, whose wit or land
New battery to thy heart may frame,
Then think this name alive, and that thou thus
In it offend'st my Genius.
"A Valediction of my Name in the Window" by John Donne

In news:

Unfortunately, as with many relationships, you torpedo them by doing dumb and inconsiderate things.
No, those indentations in that poor putting green (shown above) aren't due to countless inconsiderate golfers (though I've played on some greens resembling that).
Shift in Halloween date inconsiderate .
Inconsiderate Tweet from Pats fan causes Twitter uproar.
My wife and I also thought how inconsiderate one can be especially when it was a tragic accident.
Shopping Most Supermarket Shoppers Are Inconsiderate Jerks.
Kazakhs have posted hundreds of images on a website devoted to shaming motorists who park illegally or at best inconsiderately.
Representative Todd Akin (R. T odd Akin's inconsiderate and indefensible comments on "legitimate rape," pregnancy, and abortion raise a whole host of questions: Should abortion be allowed in instances of rape.
How awesome would it be if inconsiderate people could be thrown into penalty box es.
People do amazingly inconsiderate things when they think no one is looking.
Loyal to a fault, the spitfire Diva seems so head-over-heels for the World Heavyweight Champion that she is blind to the appallingly inconsiderate treatment he dishes out.
Only the most selfish and inconsiderate of people would hog a disability parking space or misuse a dash card — and for what.
For years, Democrats have been on the defensive about the not inconsiderable portion of their party that was hostile to the State of Israel.
Here's a message to all the selfish, inconsiderate people who shopped on Thanksgiving Day.
"The Euro Tour is right — it was inconsiderate to spit like that and I know better," Woods said on Twitter.
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In science:

It is the interaction of these processes over the wide range of temporal and spatial scales that makes the modelling of wildland fire behaviour a not inconsiderable problem.
A review of wildland fire spread modelling, 1990-present, 1: Physical and quasi-physical models
The difference is not inconsiderate: for a solar mass star, and evolutionary times comparable to the solar age, the time spent to reach a given increase in luminosity is ~ 20% less for a star with half the solar metal content.
Astrobiologically Interesting Stars within 10 parsecs of the Sun
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