Definition of uncaring in English:

uncaring

Syllabification: un·car·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈkeriNG
 
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adjective

1Not displaying sympathy or concern for others: an uncaring father
More example sentences
  • Just how cold and uncaring her father was for that one moment in time had ruined her forever.
  • They are selfish, uncaring people whose sole concern is money.
  • His monologue casts light on the common experience of the stereotypical man who is unemotional, uncaring, and cold.
1.1Not feeling interest in or attaching importance to something: she fled out into the weather, uncaring of the rain
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  • Mr Varma's answer is brutal: the rich in India have always lived a life quite uncaring of the ocean of poverty around them.
  • I know this sounds callous and uncaring of those victims who suffered abuse at the hands of priests and religious.
  • Her mouth opened for him and he took her mouth like how she had seen him take to the races: rough, wild, dangerous… even uncaring of whom he hurt.

Derivatives

uncaringly

adverb
More example sentences
  • If we continue to ignore the problems and treat our environment indifferently, or even worse, uncaringly, believe me, we will regret it.
  • The stink is loathsome and high where wasted rubbish gets disposed off uncaringly in an open public place.
  • Carmichael glanced at his watch uncaringly and then added: ‘Thank you for calling, we will reply to you we have any new information.’

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