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Synonyms for reckless
ˈrɛk lɪs

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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"

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

    Antonyms:
    timid, careful

  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"

    Synonyms:
    heady, heedless, foolhardy, unheeding, rash

    Antonyms:
    careful, timid

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reckless

    Synonyms:
    careless, heedless, incautious, foolhardy, thoughtless, rash, overventuresome, regardless, inconsiderate, improvident

    Antonyms:
    careful, heedful, cautious, timid, chary, thoughtful, calculating, provident, considerate, wary, circumspect

Editors Contribution

  1. aboandoned

    has been left

    it was bad enough that i abandoned her

    Submitted by riyajonalgadda on May 19, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reckless(a.)

    Synonyms:
    careless, heedless, rash, mindless, inconsiderate, uncircumspect, headlong, indiscreet, incautious, giddy, imprudent, improvident, volatile, wild, flighty, unsteady, giddy-brained, hare-brained, HARUM-SCARUM

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. reckless(a)

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

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#21679reckless
#24231irresponsible
#24888careless
#25698negligent
#26085ruthless
#30439frivolous
#30850carefree
#35057senseless
#40578intoxicating
#40826unscrupulous
#42813heady
#43057unwise
#43924judicious
#63892thoughtless
#66244inconsiderate
#82005imprudent
#93106foolhardy
#98935heedless
#99058unthinking
#219214injudicious
#235698improvident
#259662incautious

How to use reckless in a sentence?

  1. Nikki Haley:

    Their illegal missile launch was not only dangerous, but reckless and irresponsible, it showed that North Korea does not want to be part of a peaceful world. They have cast a dark shadow of conflict on all nations that strive for peace.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    Not one of Donald Trump's reckless ideas would have saved a single life in Orlando.

  3. Stefan Pfeiffer:

    While traffic safety presumably increases as fewer people are on the road, individual drivers worsen the situation with their irresponsible and at times completely reckless behavior.

  4. Paul Ryan:

    This decision, long overdue, is the result of her reckless use of a private email server, and her refusal to be forthcoming with federal investigators, i renew my call for the Director of National Intelligence to suspend all classified briefings for Bill Clinton until this matter is fully resolved.

  5. Gregory Copeland:

    This decision is also a reminder that the judiciary can still serve as a powerful check when other branches of government make hasty, cruel and reckless decisions.


Translations for reckless

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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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