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  • inconsideration — I noun carelessness, cruelty, disregard, disrespect, disrespectfulness, foolhardiness, forgetfulness, hastiness, heedlessness, impetuosity, improvidence, imprudence, impulsiveness, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention, inattention to… …   Law dictionary

  • Inconsideration — In con*sid er*a tion, n. [L. inconsideratio: cf. F. inconsid[ e]ration.] Lack of due consideration; inattention to consequences; inconsiderateness. [1913 Webster] Blindness of mind, inconsideration, precipitation. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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