Student Thesaurus

One entry found for careless.
Entry Word: careless
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not paying or showing close attention especially for the purpose of avoiding trouble <a careless reporter who often doesn't get his facts straight> <a careless mistake that caused the plane to crash>
Synonyms heedless, incautious, mindless, unguarded, unsafe, unwary
Related Words bold, impetuous, rash, reckless; inattentive, unobservant; blithe, inconsiderate, thoughtless; absentminded, forgetful, unmindful; lax, neglectful, negligent, remiss; imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious; inadvertent, unintentional, unplanned
Near Antonyms attentive, chary, observant, vigilant, watchful; foresighted, forethoughtful, provident; calculating, scheming, shrewd; considerate, thoughtful
Antonyms alert, cautious, circumspect, gingerly, guarded, heedful, safe, wary
2 failing to give proper care and attention <a careless effort that made an unnecessary mess> -- see NEGLIGENT
3 having or showing a lack of concern or seriousness <a careless attitude toward schoolwork> -- see CAREFREE