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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carelessly, heedlesslyadverb

    without care or concern

    "carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment"

  2. incautiously, carelesslyadverb

    without caution or prudence

    "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"

  3. rakishly, raffishly, carelesslyadverb

    in a rakish manner

    "she wore her hat rakishly at an angle"

Wiktionary

  1. carelesslyadverb

    Giving the appearance of carelessness; relaxedly.

    The papers were carelessly strewn on the table.

  2. carelesslyadverb

    Done without care or attention; inattentively.

    Distracted by the salesperson, he carelessly read the contract.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carelesslyadverb

    in a careless manner

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carelessly in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carelessly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of carelessly in a Sentence

  1. Raffles Panjaitan:

    In Java, the fires are usually unintentional because people who went to hike throw away cigarette butts carelessly.

  2. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Carlson:

    There are a lot of dumb people in Congress. You're not one of them, i think you're smarter than I am, and you never use words carelessly. And yet you called this a terror attack when by no definition was it a terror attack. That's a lie. You told that lie on purpose, and I'm wondering why you did.

  3. Li Mengru:

    They used to buy a lot and spend their money rather carelessly, now they are becoming choosier as they turn cautious about spending.

  4. Dana Boente:

    For his own vindictive purposes, Jeffrey Sterling carelessly disclosed extremely valuable, highly classified information that he had taken an oath to keep secret.

  5. Saule Kisikova:

    If city dwellers continue behaving carelessly, there will not be enough doctors and hospital beds for everyone, we must not repeat the Italian scenario with patients lying in corridors and a lack of doctors and ventilators because of (our) negligence.

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