What does reckless mean?

Definitions for reckless
ˈrɛk lɪsreck·less

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reckless.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless(adj)

    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, reckless(adj)

    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. reckless(Adjective)

    careless or heedless; headstrong or rash

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

  2. reckless(Adjective)

    indifferent to danger or the consequences

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reckless(adj)

    inattentive to duty; careless; neglectful; indifferent

  2. Reckless(adj)

    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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How to say reckless in sign language?

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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. Janine Barchas:

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

  2. Kristen Clarke:

    At the end of day, officers in their badge and uniform enjoy the benefit of the doubt, unless we start holding officers accountable for using deadly force in a reckless manner, I think it will be very difficult to see changes in the use of lethal force at the outset.

  3. Peter O'Neill:

    The actions of reckless individuals damaging property in Mendi has disgusted the nation, police will investigate every agitator, and every person who was involved in the unrest.

  4. Joseph Conrad:

    The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history.

  5. Michael Bloomberg:

    I'm running for president to defeat Donald Trump and rebuild America, we cannot afford four more years of President Trump's reckless and unethical actions.

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  • متهورArabic
  • temerària, temerari, imprudentCatalan, Valencian
  • bezstarostný, lehkomyslný, bezohlednýCzech
  • letsindig, ubetænksom, skødesløsDanish
  • waghalsig, rücksichtslos, verwegenGerman
  • απερίσκεπτοςGreek
  • temerario, imprudenteSpanish
  • harkitsematon, uhkarohkea, rämäpäinen, huimapäinen, holtiton, yltiöpäinen, huima, hurjapäinenFinnish
  • téméraire, insouciant, irresponsableFrench
  • ráscánta, neamhchúramach, meargántaIrish
  • comaScottish Gaelic
  • vakmerőHungarian
  • անպատասխանատու, անփույթ, թեթեւամիտ, անհոգ, անշրջահայաց, անխոհեմArmenian
  • sembrono, gegabahIndonesian
  • avventatoItalian
  • פזיזHebrew
  • 無知, 無謀Japanese
  • មិនប្រយ័ត្នប្រយែង, ដែលមិនប្រយ័ត្នKhmer
  • pokerenoa, tōtōāMāori
  • roekeloosDutch
  • lekkomyślnyPolish
  • temerário, imprudentePortuguese
  • беспечный, безумный, бесшабашный, безответственный, легкомысленный, опрометчивый, безрассудныйRussian
  • obetänksam, lättsinnig, vårdslösSwedish
  • บ้าบิ่นThai
  • pervasız, kayıtsız, umursamaz, korkusuz, ihtiyatsızTurkish
  • لاپرواہUrdu
  • liều lĩnhVietnamese

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