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in·con·sid·er·ate

inconsiderate

 
pronunciation:
In kn sI d riht
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: lacking in thoughtfulness or consideration for others.
It was inconsiderate of the young people to stay seated while that elderly lady had to stand on the bus.
 
synonyms:
insensitive, thoughtless, unthinking
antonyms:
attentive, careful, considerate, decent, kind, thoughtful
similar words:
careless, discourteous, impolite, rude, tactless, uncharitable, uncivil, unkind, unmannerly
Word Combinations  About this feature
adverb + (adj.)inconsiderate emotionally, rather
(adj.)inconsiderate + noun bastard, behavior, boss, difference, dog, driver, feature, jerk, old-school, owner, partner, term
derivations: inconsiderately (adv.), inconsiderateness (n.), inconsideration (n.)
Word Parts  About this feature
The word inconsiderate contains the following part:
in-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix in-2 occurs in Latin loanwords and attaches to Latinate bases. The bases of most words prefixed with in-2 are independent adjectives (inadvertent , incognizant ), although the base adjective may no longer be in widespread use (as with incessant ). Exceptions include iniquitous and indignant . -in2 has multiple forms, as the 'n' sound in in-2 assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms ig-, il-2, im-2, and ir-2.