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. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Effective Leadership ought to be strongly linked with Empathy, i.e. understanding and caring compassionately for the needs of those who are most affected by your leadership, Leaders are born out of bright light of compassion and empathy, while the bosses are born out of cold careless darkness that lacks empathy.

  2. Rattanak Te:

    Angkor Wat is the most famous sacred ... temple in Cambodia, where everyone not only tourists but also Cambodians themselves has to pay respect, it definitely upsets me and all Cambodians, because outsiders will think we Cambodian people are careless and do not take good care of this World Heritage (site) by allowing these tourists to do such an unacceptable act.

  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. Patrick Green:

    There was a mad rush that was careless in its approach.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of 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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