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  1. carelessly, heedlesslyadverb

    without care or concern

    "carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment"

    Synonyms:
    raffishly, rakishly, heedlessly, incautiously

    Antonyms:
    cautiously, carefully

  2. incautiously, carelesslyadverb

    without caution or prudence

    "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"

    Synonyms:
    raffishly, rakishly, heedlessly, incautiously

    Antonyms:
    carefully, cautiously

  3. rakishly, raffishly, carelesslyadverb

    in a rakish manner

    "she wore her hat rakishly at an angle"

    Synonyms:
    incautiously, rakishly, heedlessly, raffishly

    Antonyms:
    carefully, cautiously

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How to use carelessly in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Dana Boente:

    For his own vindictive purposes, Jeffrey Sterling carelessly disclosed extremely valuable, highly classified information that he had taken an oath to keep secret.

  3. Li Mengru:

    They used to buy a lot and spend their money rather carelessly, now they are becoming choosier as they turn cautious about spending.

  4. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    The adoration of his heart had been to her only as the perfume of a wild flower, which she had carelessly crushed with her foot in passing.

  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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