Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: thoughtless
IPA transcription: [θ'ɔtləs]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: thoughtless
    Meaning: showing lack of careful thought; "the debate turned into thoughtless bickering"
  • Synonyms: thoughtless, uncaring, unthinking
    Meaning: without care or thought for others; "the thoughtless saying of a great princess on being informed that the people had no bread; `Let them eat cake'"
Usage examples
  • Cruel barbarians, thoughtless, relentless!
  • It was surely rather a curious, a thoughtless choice.
  • Sadie Ried opened the door that led from the dining-room to the kitchen, and peeped in a thoughtless young head, covered with bright brown curls:
  • Thoughtless friends jeer at it, and even my landlady herself has no admiration for it, and excuses its presence by the circumstance that her aunt gave it to her.
  • NURSING A HARE.--A certain carpenter whom I knew had a cat which in due season,--as all cats will,--produced a litter of kittens which--very cruel and thoughtless was the action--were all drowned.
  • How thoughtless was Roberto Lees! (For only thoughtless children tease). He teased the little pussy cat, He teased the puppy! Think of that! He even teased his sister, too! I think he was a Goop--don't you?
  • And even (it will be added) if the consequences of misconduct could be confined to the vicious or thoughtless individual, ought society to abandon to their own guidance those who are manifestly unfit for it?
  • Young, animated, entirely off your guard, and thoughtless of consequences, Imagination took the reins; and Reason, slow-paced, though sure-footed, was unequal to the race of so eccentric and flighty a companion.
  • The tire bore this simple inscription: "Rebecca Winters, aged 50 years." The hoofs of stock tramped the sunken grave and trod it into dust, but the arch of the tire remained to defy the strength of thoughtless hands that would have removed it.
  • The young Christian felt that she would not be living up to that faith that she professed and believed in, if she did not exert herself to the utmost to save the thoughtless man from his downward career; and in this she succeeded to her most sanguine expectations.