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Definition of Careless


  1. Free from care or anxiety. hence, cheerful; light-hearted.
  2. Having no care; not taking ordinary or proper care; negligent; unconcerned; heedless; inattentive; unmindful; regardless.
  3. Without thought or purpose; without due care; without attention to rule or system; unstudied; inconsiderate; spontaneous; rash; as, a careless throw; a careless expression.
  4. Not receiving care; uncared for.

Careless Quotations

Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
Albert Einstein

Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul.
Mark Twain

Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Victor Hugo

Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for wolf.
Earl Derr Biggers

I've been careful in love. I've been careless in love. And I've had adventures I wouldn't trade for anything.
Taylor Swift
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Careless Translations

careless in Dutch is nonchalant, nalatig, onachtzaam
careless in Hungarian is gondtalan, gondatlan
careless in Italian is abborracciatamente, incauto, leggiero
careless in Latin is incuriosus
careless in Portuguese is descuidado
careless in Spanish is incauto, atolondrado, sin cuidado, negligente
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