Definitions of careless

  1. Carelessness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. showing an unthinking lack of consideration; "a careless remark" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. effortless and unstudied; "an impression of careless elegance"; "danced with careless grace" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Free from care or anxiety. hence, cheerful; light-hearted. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Having no care; not taking ordinary or proper care; negligent; unconcerned; heedless; inattentive; unmindful; regardless. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Not receiving care; uncared for. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Neglectful; headless; free from care. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Without care: heedless: unconcerned. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Heedless; unconcerned; free from care. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Free from care; neglectful; heedless; light hearted; negligent; easy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. Having no care; heedless; free from care; unconcerned; thoughtless; without care. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Without concern or thought; regardless; inattentive. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for careless

  1. " I'm sorry Willie was so careless – Bad Hugh by Mary Jane Holmes
  2. With a careless nod to Winnington he took his way up the drive. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward