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in·con·sid·er·ate

inconsiderate

 
pronunciation:
In kn sI d riht
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not thinking of other people's feelings; thoughtless or rude.
After all the help you gave Melanie, it was inconsiderate of her not to thank you.
 
synonyms:
insensitive, thoughtless
antonyms:
attentive, considerate, decent, kind, thoughtful
similar words:
discourteous, impolite, rude, unkind
derivations: inconsiderately (adv.), inconsiderateness (n.), inconsideration (n.)
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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.