Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
References in periodicals archive ?
Other relatives, friends and whomever practice the same sort of inconsiderateness. Here you are, having a meaningful conversation with a friend, and suddenly they dismiss you as some sort of half-finished appetizer because a faint beep is heard on their end of the phone.
Among the reasons are said to be: being overtaken on narrow lanes, aggressiveness, impatience and inconsiderateness, driving too fast, slow driving, hogging the middle lane of the motorway, failure to indicate, and tail-gating.
has more inwardness and more depth than here" and counseled against reunification, noting that socialism represented "not only a planned economy," but "solidarity," a word that had "no special meaning in the capitalist system," which was full of "egoism, cold-heartedness, and inconsiderateness." (89) In choosing to print this piece, Die Kirche argued in favor of socialism's reputed solidarity over the perceived cruelty of capitalism, and it affirmed that the East German Protestant Church was spiritually superior to its Western counterpart, a widespread view in the West German Protestant Church as well.
There is a confederacy of irrationalism--of religion allied with the tribal values of nation--and a widespread disregard for human values that is regressing us into our social memory of intolerance and of inconsiderateness toward our fellow human beings.
But in failing to consider or to take the neighbors' interests in peace and quiet as a reason for action, their behavior expresses inconsiderateness toward their neighbors.
We are continually reminded of his unsavory faults, his blatant inconsiderateness, inveterate deceitfulness, ethnic prejudice, vulgar behavior, willful destruction of private property, entrapment of teenage girls, foisting of drugs on minors, passing bad checks, using foul language, stealing, staying stoned, never bathing except by accident, and what is significantly contrary to Buddhist precept, his unremitting egotism.
Have you ever been guilty of an act of rudeness or inconsiderateness on the highway?
But after drawing Sarton with her wounds and woundings, her never-forgotten bad reviews and her inconsiderateness to those who did love her, Heilbrun concludes that, ironically, she with "husband, children, parents, and work" has been able "to bask" more fully in the solitude she carefully planned than this poet of solitary life who was always beckoning and berating lovers and friends.
He also records her remark about Poe's inconsiderateness in making her walk lengthily on the porch of the Fordham cottage in the winter.
In the tageliet especially, he is maligned by the lady for his poor form and inconsiderateness. In "Sine klawen," he is accused of being the agent of separation: "You have taken [my lover] from me often" ("du hast in dicke mir benomen").
On the roads we display our inconsiderateness by being unruly and selfish.