What does reckless mean?

Definitions for reckless
ˈrɛk lɪsreck·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foolhardy, heady, rash, recklessadjective

    marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

    "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"

  2. heedless, recklessadjective

    characterized by careless unconcern

    "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering of public funds"

Wiktionary

  1. recklessadjective

    careless or heedless; headstrong or rash

    Etymology: From rekles, reckeles, from receleas, equivalent to . Cognate with roekeloos, ruchlos.

  2. recklessadjective

    indifferent to danger or the consequences

    Etymology: From rekles, reckeles, from receleas, equivalent to . Cognate with roekeloos, ruchlos.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recklessadjective

    inattentive to duty; careless; neglectful; indifferent

  2. Recklessadjective

    rashly negligent; utterly careless or heedless

Freebase

  1. Reckless

    Reckless is the fourth studio album by the Canadian rock artist Bryan Adams. Co-produced by Adams and Bob Clearmountain, it was one of Adams' most successful albums. Released on November 5, 1984 through A&M Records, the album was a huge international hit, selling over 5 million units in the United States alone. It was the first Canadian album to sell more than one million units within Canada. The album peaked at number 1 on the Billboard 200 and reached high positions in charts worldwide. The album has sold more than 12 million copies worldwide. Six singles were released from the album: "Run to You", "Somebody", "Heaven", "Summer of '69", "One Night Love Affair", and "It's Only Love". All six singles made the top 15 on the US Billboard Hot 100, a feat that at the time had been accomplished previously only by Michael Jackson's Thriller. The album was ranked No. 49 on Kerrang!'s "100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time" and was named the #12 Greatest Canadian Album of All Time by Bob Mersereau in his book The Top 100 Canadian Albums. The album was recorded at Little Mountain Sound Studios, Vancouver, Canada. On December 12, 2009 the syndicated radio program In the Studio celebrated the 25th anniversary of the album.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reckless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reckless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of reckless in a Sentence

  1. Patty Murray:

    I do not understand why -- after all families have been through, after all we have lost and all the hard work we've done to rebuild -- would anyone want to throw that in jeopardy and throw away one of the strongest tools we have to get people vaccinated, keep them safe and end this pandemic, once and for all, it is senseless. It's reckless.

  2. Janine Barchas:

    I'm willing to entertain a number of ifs before that tips the scales for me, but this [ arsenic theory ] is reckless.

  3. Parker Rice:

    It was wrong and reckless, for me, this is a devastating lesson, and I am seeking guidance on how I can learn from this.

  4. Bob Jones:

    I take personal ownership of this inflammatory rhetoric, this reckless statement was made in the heat of a political controversy 35 years ago.

  5. Megan Fazio:

    It is speculative and reckless to comment on the potential cause of what was ruled an accident in an ongoing investigation, these anonymous sources should perhaps look at doing the latter, especially while family and friends are grieving the loss of a visionary, mentor and friend. The facts remain, the unfounded commentary and speculation from anonymous sources will continue to evoke a no comment from our team.

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  • متهورArabic
  • temerari, temerària, imprudentCatalan, Valencian
  • bezstarostný, bezohledný, lehkomyslnýCzech
  • letsindig, skødesløs, ubetænksomDanish
  • waghalsig, rücksichtslos, verwegenGerman
  • απερίσκεπτοςGreek
  • malzorgemaEsperanto
  • temerario, imprudenteSpanish
  • huima, harkitsematon, holtiton, huimapäinen, yltiöpäinen, rämäpäinen, uhkarohkea, hurjapäinenFinnish
  • insouciant, irresponsable, téméraireFrench
  • meargánta, ráscánta, neamhchúramachIrish
  • comaScottish Gaelic
  • vakmerőHungarian
  • անշրջահայաց, անհոգ, անխոհեմ, թեթեւամիտ, անպատասխանատու, անփույթArmenian
  • sembrono, gegabahIndonesian
  • avventatoItalian
  • פזיזHebrew
  • 無謀, 無知Japanese
  • មិនប្រយ័ត្នប្រយែង, ដែលមិនប្រយ័ត្នKhmer
  • pokerenoa, tōtōāMāori
  • roekeloosDutch
  • lekkomyślnyPolish
  • imprudente, temerárioPortuguese
  • безрассудный, безумный, бесшабашный, легкомысленный, беспечный, безответственный, опрометчивыйRussian
  • lättsinnig, obetänksam, vårdslösSwedish
  • บ้าบิ่นThai
  • pervasız, kayıtsız, umursamaz, ihtiyatsız, korkusuzTurkish
  • لاپرواہUrdu
  • liều lĩnhVietnamese

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