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Synonyms for careless
ˈkɛər lɪscare·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carelessadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    regardless, careless(p)

    Antonyms:
    particular(a), too-careful, attentive, elaborated, narrow, sure, minute, studious, close, artful, certain, detailed, protective(p), conscientious, careful, scrupulous, thoughtful, thorough, elaborate, heedful, blow-by-blow, paying attention, painstaking, overcareful

  2. carelessadjective

    effortless and unstudied

    "an impression of careless elegance"; "danced with careless grace"

    Synonyms:
    regardless, careless(p)

    Antonyms:
    conscientious, protective(p), painstaking, heedful, minute, overcareful, thoughtful, sure, certain, too-careful, scrupulous, studious, blow-by-blow, thorough, careful, artful, detailed, elaborate, narrow, elaborated, paying attention, attentive, particular(a), close

  3. careless(p), regardlessadjective

    (usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration

    "careless of the consequences"; "crushing the blooms with regardless tread"

    Antonyms:
    certain, overcareful, painstaking, close, protective(p), detailed, minute, blow-by-blow, elaborated, attentive, narrow, careful, elaborate, scrupulous, artful, thoughtful, too-careful, conscientious, studious, paying attention, thorough, heedful, particular(a), sure

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. carelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    unconcerned, undisturbed, untroubled, free from care

  2. carelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    heedless, thoughtless, inattentive, unmindful, incautious, unthinking, forgetful, remiss, listless, regardless, neglectful, negligent

  3. carelessadjective

    Synonyms:
    unconsidered, inconsiderate

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#22327sloppy
#24087indifferent
#24888careless
#25698negligent
#30850carefree
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#52117frigid
#53112apathetic
#68910unconcerned
#71943uninterested
#76852remiss
#77099unmoved
#82005imprudent
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#93106foolhardy
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#155481unmindful
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How to use careless in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Can you trust those people who are careless with the truth? Being untruthful, even in small matters, one loses the credibility, and such people mustn't be trusted with important matters any time.

  2. Endpoint Technologies ' Kay:

    They should continue to use commercial servers, but secure them using normal methods, my sense is that they were a little bit careless with their security.

  3. Ben Jonson:

    Woman, the more careful she is about her face, the more careless about her house.

  4. Raymond Helmick:

    There are a lot of issues, and the school is rather careless about the whole thing.

  5. 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.


Translations for careless

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  • небрежен, немарлив, невнимателен, безгриженBulgarian
  • negligent, imprudentCatalan, Valencian
  • nedbalý, lehkomyslný, lhostejnýCzech
  • unachtsam, leichtsinnig, fahrlässig, sorglos, unbekümmert, unvorsichtig, unbedachtGerman
  • ανέμελος, απρόσεκτος, αμελής, απερίσκεπτος, ξέγνοιαστοςGreek
  • malzorgaEsperanto
  • descuidado, despreocupado, negligente, irresponsableSpanish
  • négligent, étourdi, insouciantFrench
  • comaScottish Gaelic
  • figyelmetlen, gondtalan, gondatlanHungarian
  • kærulaus, hirðulaus, kátur, áhyggjulausIcelandic
  • neglegēnsLatin
  • tīrere, pakihahaMāori
  • onbedachtzaam, achteloos, onvoorzichtig, onverschilligDutch
  • despreocupado, desatencioso, descuidadoPortuguese
  • nepăsător, neglijentRomanian
  • беззабо́тный, беспе́чный, небре́жный, невнима́тельныйRussian
  • nèbrižan, nȅmāran, bezbrižanSerbo-Croatian
  • สะเพร่า, ประมาท, ซุ่มซ่ามThai

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    • C. imperturbability
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