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Synonyms for reckless
ˈrɛk lɪsreck·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    heady, heedless, foolhardy, unheeding, rash

    Antonyms:
    careful, timid

Editors Contribution

  1. aboandoned

    has been left

    it was bad enough that i abandoned her

    Submitted by riyajonalgadda on May 19, 2020  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. recklessadjective

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

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Reckless":

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#4991wise
#15603rash
#16926unconscious
#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. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    We're not talking about so-called bailouts for firms that made reckless decisions, we're not talking about a taxpayer-funded cushion for companies that made mistakes. We're talking about loans which must be repaid.

  2. Carrie Lam:

    Many members of the public and tourists coming to Hong Kong were naturally disappointed that their Christmas Eve celebrations have been ruined by a group of reckless and selfish rioters.

  3. Neil Basu:

    This latest horrendous turn of events has only served to strengthen the resolve of our investigation team as we work to identify those responsible for this outrageous, reckless and barbaric act, they are unable to say at this moment whether or not the nerve agent found in this incident is linked to the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal.

  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. Emeasoba George:

    True love shouldn't be heedless i.e. a true love ought not to be showing a reckless lack of care or attention. Note that.

Images & Illustrations of reckless

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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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