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Not showing careful thought or good judgment

shallow

adjective

not interested in serious ideas, strong feelings, or other important things

foolish

adjective

lacking good sense and judgment

mindless

adjective

mindless people do not think about what they are doing

impulsive

adjective

someone who is impulsive tends to do things without thinking about what will happen as a result

unthinking

adjective

used about something that you do without thinking that it might be wrong or stupid

impetuous

adjective

someone who is impetuous does things quickly without thinking about what will happen as a result

ill-considered

adjective

made or done without careful thought

undiscriminating

adjective

deciding what you like without thinking carefully about the value or qualities of different things

hasty

adjective

doing things in a hurry, without careful planning or thought

automatically

adverb

without conscious thought or intention, especially because of habit

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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