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Not showing careful thought or good judgment - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

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blindly

adverb

without noticing what is around you, for example because you are excited or upset

blithe

adjective

ignoring or not realizing the real disadvantages of a situation or the possible bad results of something you do

blithely

adverb

in a way that does not consider the real problems or possible disadvantages of something

breezy

adjective

used in a negative way for saying that someone is too informal and not careful enough

bumbling

adjective

behaving in a way that is confused and not properly organized

clever

adjective

Britishspoken humorous used for saying that what someone has done is stupid

clumsy

adjective

expressed without enough skill or thought, and often in a way that is likely to upset people

disconnected

adjective

not organized in a way that seems sensible or suitable

fools rush in (where angels fear to tread)

used for saying that people who are not sensible do things without thinking carefully about what may happen as a result

from day to day

without thinking about what is going to happen in the future

glib

adjective

a glib remark is made without careful thought and suggests that a situation is better or simpler than it really is

headlong

adjective

happening or done very quickly and without careful thought

ill-judged

adjective

formal showing that you did not think carefully about something

impolitic

adjective

very formal not sensible and likely to cause problems

improvident

adjective

very formal not thinking carefully enough about the future, especially by wasting money

incautious

adjective

formal done without thinking first or without using good judgment

indirect

adjective

not communicated in a direct way

indiscreet

adjective

showing a lack of judgment, especially in talking about things that are intended to be private

indiscriminate

adjective

done without considering who or what you harm or damage

indiscriminate

adjective

done without choosing or judging carefully

injudicious

adjective

formal not showing careful thought or good judgment

in the heat of the moment

at a time when you are too angry or excited to think carefully

irresponsible

adjective

done or said without thinking of the possible results of your actions or words

jejune

adjective

very formal understanding or describing ideas in a way that is too simple

knee-jerk

adjective

a knee-jerk reaction is immediate and not carefully considered

lightly

adverb

without considering something carefully and seriously

mad

adjective

done quickly or without thinking, in a way that is badly organized

mechanical

adjective

done without thinking or without any attempt to be original

merrily

adverb

without knowing or thinking about problems or dangers that exist

mindless

adjective

used about people’s behaviour or actions

myopic

adjective

formal not thinking about what the results of your actions will be

not be thinking straight

to not be considering things as well as you usually do

off (your) guard

not thinking about something, so that you might say or do something that you did not intend to

on automatic pilot

doing things without thinking about what you are doing, especially because you have done the same thing many times before

on autopilot

automatically, without thinking about what you are doing

on the back of an envelope

quickly and without thinking about all the details

precipitate

adjective

formal done too quickly, and without enough thought or preparation

precipitous

adjective

done too quickly and without enough thought

rash

adjective

acting or done too quickly, without considering the effects of your actions

reckless

adjective

not thinking about the possible bad effects of your actions

rudderless

adjective

lacking any clear aim, purpose, or direction

short-sighted

adjective

dealing with things that are happening now but failing to consider what will happen in the future

snap

adjective

decided or arranged very quickly, without much thought, preparation, or warning

someone can’t see the wood for the trees

used for saying that someone cannot understand what is important in a situation because they are thinking too much about small details

stupid

adjective

stupid behaviour is not carefully considered or sensible

through/from force of habit

without thinking, because you always do a particular thing

throwaway

adjective

a throwaway remark, comment etc is something that you say suddenly and without thinking carefully about it

unconsidered

adjective

done or said without first thinking what the results or effects might be

unguarded

adjective

saying or doing something without thinking first

unwary

adjective

not paying attention to the dangers around you

unwitting

adjective

used about someone who becomes involved in something without intending to

unwittingly

adverb

in a way that is not conscious or deliberate

vacuous

adjective

completely lacking in intelligence or serious thought

vulgar

adjective

lacking the ability to judge what is attractive, suitable etc

with no thought for/of something

without worrying what might happen as a result of an action

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