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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.

ChatGPT

  1. carelessly

    Carelessly means acting or behaving in a way that lacks attention or concern, often resulting in mistakes or potential harm due to negligence or lack of thought. It refers to the absence of care or careful judgement; heedlessly or recklessly.

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. Jennifer Conti:

    It's this exact reason that it's nonsensical to legislate these cases : Nobody arrives at the decision to have an abortion after 24 weeks carelessly, rather, it's the rare case of rapidly decompensating maternal heart disease or a delayed diagnosis of anencephaly, where the fetus forms without a complete brain or skull, that bring people to these decisions.

  3. Wendell Berry:

    Without a complex knowledge of one’s place and without the faithfulness to one’s place on which such knowledge depends, it is inevitable that the place will be used carelessly, and eventually destroyed. Without such knowledge and faithfulness, moreover, the culture of a country will be superficial and decorative, functional only insofar as it may be a symbol of prestige, the affectation of an elite or “in” group.

  4. Willetta Avery:

    You're just as at risk as anybody else, you can be the healthiest person on Earth, and you still risk your life every time you carelessly go out here and act like it's not real.

  5. Angela Merkel:

    Too often, the lines of freedom of speech are very deliberately being tested, and taboos are carelessly being breached and used as a political instrument, it's not banter, rather it's playing with fire. Because whoever sows violence with words, risks reaping violence.

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