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The Collaborative International Dictionary

Inconsideration \In`con*sid`er*a"tion\, n. [L. inconsideratio: cf. F. inconsid['e]ration.] Lack of due consideration; inattention to consequences; inconsiderateness.

Blindness of mind, inconsideration, precipitation.
--Jer. Taylor.

Not gross, willful, deliberate, crimes; but rather the effects of inconsideration.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1520s, from Late Latin inconsiderationem (nominative inconsideratio) "inconsiderateness," from inconsideratus (see inconsiderate).


n. Lack of due consideration; inattention to consequences, thoughtlessness.


n. the quality of failing to be considerate of others [syn: inconsiderateness, thoughtlessness] [ant: consideration, consideration]

Usage examples of "inconsideration".

Let the good and the virtuous of the alumni of the University do this, and the disorderly will then be singled out for observation, and deterred by punishment, or disabled by expulsion, from infecting with their inconsideration the institution itself, and the sound mass of those which it is preparing for virtue and usefulness.

Had there been none the ape-man might have considered this the land of ultimate perfection, for who is there more conversant with the cruelty and inconsideration of man than the savage beasts of the jungle?

I apologize not only for the pain I caused you, but also the inconsideration I displayed by manipulating these mortals.

He has had great faults, faults of inconsideration and thoughtlessness.