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besinning +‎ -s- +‎ -lös. Compare German besinnungslos.



besinningslös (comparative mer besinningslös, superlative mest besinningslös)

  1. inconsiderate, unreflecting
  2. mindless, senseless
  3. reckless, rash

Usage notes


Typically used to describe actions rather than people.


Inflection of besinningslös
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular besinningslös mer besinningslös mest besinningslös
Neuter singular besinningslöst mer besinningslöst mest besinningslöst
Plural besinningslösa mer besinningslösa mest besinningslösa
Masculine plural3 besinningslöse mer besinningslösa mest besinningslösa
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 besinningslöse mer besinningslöse mest besinningslöse
All besinningslösa mer besinningslösa mest besinningslösa
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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