uncaring


uncaring
uncaring (adj.) 1786, from UN- (Cf. un-) (1) "not" + CARING (Cf. caring).

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  • uncaring — [adj] indifferent aloof, blasé, callous, cold, cool, detached, disinterested, dispassionate, heartless, impervious, listless, nonchalant, passionless, unaroused, unconcerned, unemotional, uninvolved, unmoved, unsympathetic; concepts 403,542 …   New thesaurus

  • uncaring — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not displaying sympathy or concern for others. 2) not interested; unconcerned. DERIVATIVES uncaringly adverb …   English terms dictionary

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  • uncaring — [[t]ʌ̱nke͟ərɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as uncaring, you are critical of them for not caring about other people, especially people who are in a bad situation. It portrays him as cold and uncaring. ...this uncaring… …   English dictionary

  • uncaring — un|car|ing [ ʌn kerıŋ ] adjective without any sympathy for other people: uncaring parents an uncaring cynical attitude …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • uncaring — UK [ʌnˈkeərɪŋ] / US [ʌnˈkerɪŋ] adjective without any sympathy for other people uncaring parents an uncaring cynical attitude …   English dictionary

  • uncaring — adjective Characterized by a lack of care; not caring. His uncaring attitude did not win him many friends …   Wiktionary

  • uncaring — adjective 1. lacking affection or warm feeling an uncaring person • Syn: ↑detached, ↑unaffectionate • Similar to: ↑unloving 2. without care or thought for others the thoughtless saying of a great princess on being informed that the people ha …   Useful english dictionary

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