Pronunciation of Careless
/kˈe͡ələs/, /kˈeələs/, /k_ˈeə_l_ə_s/
Antonyms for careless:
Synonyms for careless:
ham-handed, lackadaisical, listless, half-assed, superficial, inexpedient, gratuitous, unadvised, self-destructive, complacency, slaphappy, unobservant, feckless, easy, unconcern, complacent, delinquent, quick and dirty, mindless, tactless.
Other synonyms and related words:
gratuitous, inexpedient, complacent, unwary, unsystematic, superficial, feckless, left-handed, unthinking, ham-handed, mindless, jaunty, ungrateful, lax, undutiful, unceremonious, idle, slaphappy, unaware, passing, blind, casual, loose, loafing, insouciant, airy, offhand, impolitic, untidy, unobservant, desperate, lazy, cavalier, slack, tactless, inefficient, unheeding, devil-may-care, listless, half-assed, Neglecting, indiscreet, unguarded, offhanded, easy, lackadaisical, unadvised, overconfident, unconscious, harum-scarum, wasteful, aimless, delinquent, cursory, hasty, artless.
fickle, fleeting, ambivalent, flighty, wayward, impulsive, irregular, reasonless, wandering, capricious, whimsical, motiveless, indecisive, sporadic, Flitting, fanciful, adrift, Systemless, random, volatile, unmethodical, chancy, rambling, nonsystematic, spastic, haphazard, arbitrary.
neglectful, slapdash, slovenly, perfunctory, unheedful, reckless, slipshod, thoughtless, haphazard, remiss, Disregardful, derelict, negligent, unmindful, bumbling, inadvertent, shoddy, clumsy, inconsiderate, senile, inattentive, forgetful, hit-and-miss, sloppy.
desperado, hectic, hotheaded, unheedful, injudicious, foolhardy, daring, rash, imprudent, audacious, incautious, thoughtless, daredevil, breakneck, reckless, brash, brazen, impulsive, impetuous, irresponsible.
negligent, overconfident, reckless, rash, daring, nonchalant, indifferent, hectic, wild, desperate, brash, irresponsible, inattentive, heedless, imprudent, frantic, harum-scarum, thoughtless, unmindful, foolhardy.
without sufficient attention (adjective)
inconsiderate, imprudent, unheeding, cursory, indifferent, unthinking, forgetful, injudicious, inadvertent, negligent, irresponsible, mindless, loose, remiss, heedless, sloppy, wasteful, reckless, unguarded, casual, unobservant, Disregardful, perfunctory, unmindful, regardless, slipshod, thoughtless, lax, incautious, offhand, nonchalant, hasty, unconcerned, indiscreet, lackadaisical.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
indiscreet, untidy, heedless, unthinking, unguarded, artless, slipshod, tactless, superficial, offhand, inconsiderate, unmindful, remiss, perfunctory, forgetful, hasty, slack, messy, cursory, irresponsible, nonchalant, lax, sloppy, unconcerned, inattentive, thoughtless, insouciant, neglectful, slapdash, casual, negligent, reckless.
Usage examples for careless:
- I don't like champagne-" simpkin" they call it here- much to drink, but I like it less when it is shot down my back by a careless man. - "Olivia in India", O. Douglas.
- In a careless tone, he called to his companion to cut down the tree. - "Roughing it in the Bush", Susanna Moodie.
- I know I wasn't careless about Mun Bun. - "Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's", Laura Lee Hope.