unobservant


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Synonyms for unobservant

showing no concern, attention, or regard

Synonyms for unobservant

not consciously observing

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She was in the habit of assuming, however, that she was rather unobservant of the finer shades of feeling, and she noted her present failure as another proof that she was a practical, abstract-minded person, better fitted to deal with figures than with the feelings of men and women.
There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs; and hence it is that diseased sympathy and compassion are every day expended on out-of-the-way objects, when only too many demands upon the legitimate exercise of the same virtues in a healthy state, are constantly within the sight and hearing of the most unobservant person alive.
After a pause, in which the whimsically wicked face has not been unobservant of him, Rosa says:
The brother, who appeared at all times to stand in awe of his sister's authority, complied; though it was with a reluctance so evident, as to excite sneers, even among the unobservant and indolent sons of the squatter.
He plodded on with bowed head, unobservant, mechanically rubbing nose and cheeks, and batting his steering hand against the gee-pole in the straight trail-stretches.
He was very unobservant except as to the peculiarities of footpaths, on which he was an authority.
You are not mad," said Brown, "only a little unobservant.
that with my vague mind, susceptible and unobservant, hating inquiry and given up to contemplation, I should have been drawn towards a youth whose strongest passion was science.
Pshaw, my dear fellow, what do the public, the great unobservant public, who could hardly tell a weaver by his tooth or a compositor by his left thumb, care about the finer shades of analysis and deduction
They choose Fielding as the central consciousness, just such an unobservant, cold Britisher who will join Ronny as one of the self-righteous rulers of India in the end.
And, of course, the most compellingly obvious indicator that they were unobservant Muslims: Killing innocent people.
Referee Martin Atkinson was at his most lenient, or most unobservant, when Otamendi collared Rashford pretty early on, not that the awkward fall hobbled the teenager.
Unfortunately, forgetful, unobservant, and ideological politicians in the U.
That may seem like a strange choice for an unobservant Jew like me, whose eyes may be watching God but whose mouth is too often stuffed with pork, a believer too timid for the rigors of orthodoxy.