Origin of inconsiderateME, ill-considered from Classical Latin inconsideratus
The definition of inconsiderate is rude and without thought for others.
An example of an inconsiderate action is constantly cutting off others who are speaking.
- Thoughtless of others; displaying a lack of consideration: It is inconsiderate to make noise when people are trying to study.
- Archaic Not well considered or carefully thought out; ill-advised: an inconsiderate notion.
- in′con·sid′er·ate·ness in′con·sid′er·a′tion
(comparative more inconsiderate, superlative most inconsiderate)
- Even the most unique theme can fall flat if it is inconsiderate to their wishes and desires, but a carefully planned party will be a gift they remember for many birthdays to come.
- While many women are convinced their husbands are selfish and inconsiderate for not helping out around the house, most men simply don't realize all that their wives are doing.
- The fact that siblings quarrel with each other does not necessarily mean that they will be inconsiderate, hostile, or aggressive in their dealings with others outside the family.
- I'm not some inconsiderate oaf.
- The king chafed against the objections with which his minister opposed wild plans of foreign conquest and inconsiderate concessions to the papacy.