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Synonyms for careless
ˈkɛər lɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. careless(adj)

    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. careless(adj)

    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), regardless(adj)

    (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. careless(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unconcerned, undisturbed, untroubled, free from care

  2. careless(a.)

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

  3. careless(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unconsidered, inconsiderate

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#1986cold
#4775stupid
#4782regardless
#7387calm
#13530improper
#16926unconscious
#18042stony
#21679reckless
#22327sloppy
#24087indifferent
#24888careless
#25698negligent
#30850carefree
#40416impulsive
#43057unwise
#52117frigid
#53112apathetic
#68910unconcerned
#71943uninterested
#76852remiss
#77099unmoved
#82005imprudent
#82562dispassionate
#93106foolhardy
#98935heedless
#120040neglectful
#143096stolid
#148311purposeless
#155481unmindful
#213663phlegmatic

How to use careless in a sentence?

  1. Dr Kwakkel:

    They offer a rare glimpse into the informal or private world of medieval monks, personally, I love the thumbprint, which was left by a careless scribe who spilled ink on his work. It seems so fresh and human, yet it happened 700 years ago.

  2. Omar Khayyam:

    When morning silvers the dark firmament, Why shrills the bird of dawning his lament? It is to show in dawn?s bright looking-glass How of thy careless life a night is spent.

  3. Marc Broude:

    If your stories were real I would scream my dissolution amongst the searching soul; if wishes were not so unreal I would disappear, careless, in the wind; and if words were not all vain and meaningless I would tell everyone that life is a state of mind and we are nothing but what we have been told. If changing the world really meant something I would form a new fucking republic; and if truth existed I would kill philosophy; if god existed I would be scared.

  4. President Obama on Saturday:

    This shouldn't lead to careless suggestions about scrapping an international treaty we spent years putting together.

  5. Ben Jonson:

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


Translations for careless

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • безгрижен, невнимателен, немарлив, небреженBulgarian
  • negligent, imprudentCatalan, Valencian
  • nedbalý, lhostejný, lehkomyslnýCzech
  • unachtsam, unbedacht, unvorsichtig, unbekümmert, sorglos, fahrlässig, leichtsinnigGerman
  • αμελής, ξέγνοιαστος, ανέμελος, απερίσκεπτος, απρόσεκτοςGreek
  • malzorgaEsperanto
  • descuidado, despreocupado, negligente, irresponsableSpanish
  • négligent, insouciant, étourdiFrench
  • comaScottish Gaelic
  • gondatlan, figyelmetlen, gondtalanHungarian
  • áhyggjulaus, hirðulaus, kærulaus, káturIcelandic
  • neglegēnsLatin
  • pakihaha, tīrereMāori
  • achteloos, onbedachtzaam, onvoorzichtig, onverschilligDutch
  • despreocupado, desatencioso, descuidadoPortuguese
  • neglijent, nepăsătorRomanian
  • беспе́чный, беззабо́тный, небре́жный, невнима́тельныйRussian
  • nèbrižan, nȅmāran, bezbrižanSerbo-Croatian
  • สะเพร่า, ประมาท, ซุ่มซ่ามThai

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