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Synonyms for reckless
ˈrɛk lɪsreck·less

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  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"

    rash, heady, wise, heedless, judicious, foolhardy, intoxicating

    timid, careful

  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"

    heady, heedless, foolhardy, unheeding, rash

    careful, timid

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. aboandoned

    has been left

    it was bad enough that i abandoned her

    Submitted by riyajonalgadda on May 19, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.5 / 2 votes

  1. recklessadjective

    heedless, inconsiderate, unmindful, thoughtless, temerarious, rash, uncircumspect, incautious, hasty, foolhardy

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  1. Mike Pence:

    The president’s words [on 6 January 2021] were reckless and his actions were reckless. The president’s words that day at the rally endangered me and my family and everyone at the Capitol building.

  2. Mark Lebovitch:

    We are confident that no court of equity would let Vista and Goldman enjoy windfalls on account of a reckless share count error while Tibco's shareholders needlessly suffer the loss of $100 million of the value of their company.

  3. Patrick Leahy:

    The conduct described suggests an alarming lack of concern for the safety of the Cubans involved, and anyone who knows Cuba could predict it would fail, uSAID never informed Congress about this and should never have been associated with anything so incompetent and reckless. It's just plain stupid.

  4. Chris Hemsworth:

    I've watched Liam do things I did at his age, like being in relationships he shouldn't be in, or being reckless just to prove a point.

  5. Pete Wehner:

    I think Joe Biden’s got a pretty easy hand in terms of what you try and do with a State of the Union, one is you portray your case and your agenda as reasonable and responsible. And then what you try and do is put your opponents in a box, which is to portray them as extreme, as reckless, as irresponsible and radical if they oppose you. The advantage Joe Biden has is the party opposing Joe Biden is in many respects, reckless, irresponsible and extreme.

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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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