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Definition of "carelessness" []

  • Done with or acting with insufficient attention; negligent (adjective)
  • Unconcerned in attitude or action; heedless; indifferent (to) (adjective)
  • Carefree (adjective)
  • Unstudied; artless (adjective)
  • Lack of care. (noun)

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Use "carelessness" in a sentence
  • "Oh apologizes for Green Beret 'confusion or misimpression' City Council candidate David Oh issued a formal apology Thursday for what he described as carelessness in describing his five-year stint in the Army National Guard - an issue that led some veterans to complain he was embellishing his military record."
  • "M. de Maupeou came to me in December, and after having gently scolded me for what he termed my carelessness, he showed me a letter from the duchesse de Grammont, which, he said, would wonderfully aid our plans."
  • "If the failure to file over ten months or so was due to carelessness, is this an organization that should be "certifying" complex information systems upon which lives depend?"