Adjective "Inconsiderate" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Thoughtlessly causing hurt or inconvenience to others.
  1. 'This is seen to be inconsiderate and to some staff/guests, rude.'
  2. 'It seems very uncaring and inconsiderate when you think how upsetting this whole thing is for the teachers and children.'
  3. 'I think it's rude and it's inconsiderate - especially if you're meeting in a public place.'
  4. 'Residents in the area are also annoyed at the disruption being caused by what they consider to be inconsiderate motorists.'
  5. 'It's truly incredible how inconsiderate some people can be.'
  6. 'It was very rude and inconsiderate to assume such a thing about a person's parent.'
  7. 'What inconsiderate idiot designed this standard resume form, anyhow?'
  8. 'Play the songs so loud that it is inconsiderate to my neighbours.'
  9. 'As though you really are the most inconsiderate people to ever live in the rental across from my home.'
  10. 'Why does Matt treat me like this uncaring inconsiderate soul all the time?'


1. without due regard for the rights or feelings of others: It was inconsiderate of him to keep us waiting.

2. acting without consideration; thoughtless; heedless.

3. overhasty; rash; ill-considered: slovenly, inconsiderate reasoning.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be inconsiderate."

"attitudes can be inconsiderate."

"users can be inconsiderate."

"treatments can be inconsiderate."

"taxyings can be inconsiderate."

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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).