offhandedness

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{i} being improvised; being not prepared in advance
the property of being offhand
offhand
right away, immediately, without thinking about it
offhand
careless; without sufficient thought or consideration

He doesn't realise how hurtful his offhand remarks can be.

offhand
without planning or thinking ahead

She gave an offhand speech.

offhand
curt, abrupt, unfriendly

She was quite offhand with me yesterday.

offhand
without preparation
offhand
disapproval If you say that someone is being offhand, you are critical of them for being unfriendly or impolite, and not showing any interest in what other people are doing or saying. Consumers found the attitude of its staff offhand and generally offensive to the paying customer
offhand
with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring"; "an off-the-cuff toast"; "a few unrehearsed comments"
offhand
In an offhand manner; as, he replied offhand
offhand
casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt" in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter" without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly
offhand
casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"
offhand
in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"
offhand
without thought; cavalierly; careless; not serious; without previous preparation, improvised
offhand
without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly
offhand
If you say something offhand, you say it without checking the details or facts of it. `Have you done the repairs?' --- `Can't say off-hand, but I doubt it.'
offhand
Instant; ready; extemporaneous; as, an offhand speech; offhand excuses
offhand
in an offhand manner
offhand
{s} improvised; without previous thought or preparation; casual, informal; without thought; carelessly; not seriously
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