Careless

Definition of Careless

Care´less
a.1.Free from care or anxiety. hence, cheerful; light-hearted.
Sleep she as sound as careless infancy.
- Shak.
2.Having no care; not taking ordinary or proper care; negligent; unconcerned; heedless; inattentive; unmindful; regardless.
My brother was too careless of his charge.
- Shak.
He grew careless of himself.
- Steele.
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.
He framed the careless rhyme.
- Beattie.
4.Not receiving care; uncared for.
Their many wounds and careless harms.
- Spenser.

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