What does careless mean?

Definitions for careless
ˈkɛər lɪscare·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. careless(adj)

    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"

  2. careless(adj)

    effortless and unstudied

    "an impression of careless elegance"; "danced with careless grace"

  3. careless(p), regardless(adj)

    (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration

    "careless of the consequences"; "crushing the blooms with regardless tread"

Wiktionary

  1. careless(Adjective)

    Free from care; unworried, without anxiety.

    Etymology: From careles, from carleas, equivalent to .

  2. careless(Adjective)

    Not concerned or worried (about).

    Etymology: From careles, from carleas, equivalent to .

  3. careless(Adjective)

    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.

    Etymology: From careles, from carleas, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Careless(adj)

    free from care or anxiety. hence, cheerful; light-hearted

  2. Careless(adj)

    having no care; not taking ordinary or proper care; negligent; unconcerned; heedless; inattentive; unmindful; regardless

  3. Careless(adj)

    without thought or purpose; without due care; without attention to rule or system; unstudied; inconsiderate; spontaneous; rash; as, a careless throw; a careless expression

  4. Careless(adj)

    not receiving care; uncared for

Editors Contribution

  1. careless

    Careless is a clumsy in a way of not thinking what is good or right.

    Careless is the one who was unmindful or not focus on work.

    Submitted by pinkss5 on September 16, 2015  

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How to say careless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of careless in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of careless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of careless in a Sentence

  1. Joey Jackson:

    The allegation is that he was he was extraordinarily careless.

  2. Euripides:

    Do we, holding that gods exist, deceive ourselves with unsubstantiated dreams, and lies, while random careless chance and change alone rule the world

  3. advice given to Herbert Humphrey by an American Indian from New Mexico:

    Be careful in revising those immigration laws of yours. We got careless with ours.

  4. Clifton Fadiman:

    A man who is careful with his palate is not likely to be careless with his paragraphs.

  5. William McCrea:

    Whether they were intended as a joke or not, the comments are a slur on those who would be known as ‘orange’ i.e. Protestants, when Northern Ireland is making such an effort to make St. Patrick’s Day an inclusive celebration, Joe Biden’s comments were disgraceful and careless.

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Translations for careless

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  • безгрижен, невнимателен, немарлив, небреженBulgarian
  • negligent, imprudentCatalan, Valencian
  • nedbalý, lhostejný, lehkomyslnýCzech
  • unachtsam, unbedacht, unvorsichtig, unbekümmert, sorglos, fahrlässig, leichtsinnigGerman
  • αμελής, ξέγνοιαστος, ανέμελος, απερίσκεπτος, απρόσεκτοςGreek
  • malzorgaEsperanto
  • descuidado, despreocupado, negligente, irresponsableSpanish
  • négligent, insouciant, étourdiFrench
  • comaScottish Gaelic
  • gondatlan, figyelmetlen, gondtalanHungarian
  • áhyggjulaus, hirðulaus, kærulaus, káturIcelandic
  • neglegēnsLatin
  • pakihaha, tīrereMāori
  • achteloos, onbedachtzaam, onvoorzichtig, onverschilligDutch
  • despreocupado, desatencioso, descuidadoPortuguese
  • neglijent, nepăsătorRomanian
  • беспе́чный, беззабо́тный, небре́жный, невнима́тельныйRussian
  • nèbrižan, nȅmāran, bezbrižanSerbo-Croatian
  • สะเพร่า, ประมาท, ซุ่มซ่ามThai

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