What does careless mean?

Definitions for careless
ˈkɛər lɪscare·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carelessadjective

    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. carelessadjective

    effortless and unstudied

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

  3. careless(p), regardlessadjective

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. carelessadjective

    Free from care; unworried, without anxiety.

    Etymology: From careles, from carleas, equivalent to .

  2. carelessadjective

    Not concerned or worried (about).

    Etymology: From careles, from carleas, equivalent to .

  3. carelessadjective

    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. Carelessadjective

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

  2. Carelessadjective

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

  3. Carelessadjective

    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. Carelessadjective

    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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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. Bob Goodlatte:

    I leave it to others to conclude whether ‘extremely careless’ and ‘gross negligence’ [are] the same thing.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.

  3. Pope Francis:

    I am in God's hands, am I afraid ? You know that I have a defect, a nice of dose of being careless. If anything should happen to me, I have told the Lord, I ask you only to give me the grace that it doesn't hurt because I am not courageous when confronted with pain. I am very timid.

  4. Clifton Fadiman:

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

  5. Paul Garcia:

    It's not OK to say that all federal employees support this shutdown. We don't. To say that is irresponsible and 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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