Definitions for carelessˈkɛər lɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
not paying enough attention to what one does.
not exact or accurate:
a careless remark.
Origin of careless:
marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful
"careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark"
effortless and unstudied
"an impression of careless elegance"; "danced with careless grace"
(usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration
"careless of the consequences"; "crushing the blooms with regardless tread"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a careless driver/employee; careless about keeping records
resulting from being careless
careless mistakes; careless record-keeping
his careless reply/laugh; a carelessly discarded cigarette; She shrugged her shoulders carelessly.; Carelessness causes fires.
Free from care; unworried, without anxiety.
Not concerned or worried (about).
Not giving sufficient attention or thought, especially concerning the avoidance of harm or mistakes.
Jessica was so careless that she put her shorts on backwards.
Origin: From careles, from carleas, equivalent to .
free from care or anxiety. hence, cheerful; light-hearted
having no care; not taking ordinary or proper care; negligent; unconcerned; heedless; inattentive; unmindful; regardless
without thought or purpose; without due care; without attention to rule or system; unstudied; inconsiderate; spontaneous; rash; as, a careless throw; a careless expression
not receiving care; uncared for
Translations for careless
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
not careful (enough)
This work is careless; a careless worker.
- nalatig; agtelosigAfrikaans
- غَيرُ حَريص/ غَيْرُ حَذِرArabic
- desleixadoPortuguese (BR)
- sjusket; skødesløsDanish
- descuidado, despreocupadoSpanish
- بی دقت؛ نسنجیدهFarsi
- négligé, négligentFrench
- חָסַר זְהִירוּתHebrew
- disattento, sbadatoItalian
- atmestinis, aplaidusLithuanian
- neuzmanīgs; paviršsLatvian
- skjødesløs, likegyldig, slurvetNorwegian
- niedbały, niestarannyPolish
- بی دقت؛ نسنجیدهPersian
- بې پامه، بې فكره، بې احتياطه بې توجهPashto
- nedbalý, neopatrnýSlovak
- slarvig, vårdslös, oaktsamSwedish
- 粗心的Chinese (Trad.)
- безтурботний; легковажнийUkrainian
- لا پرواUrdu
- cẩu thảVietnamese
- 粗心的Chinese (Simp.)
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