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synonyms for carelessness

  • inattention
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • nonchalance
  • sloppiness
  • disregard
  • haphazardness
  • heedlessness
  • neglectfulness
  • rashness
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antonyms for carelessness

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  • caution
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How to use carelessness in a sentence

Forwards make careless passes, and defensemen make mistakes that put their goalie in a tough spot.
GOALIES CAN MAKE OR BREAK AN NHL SEASONFRED BOWENJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Stop careless habits, such as leaving the dishwasher door open.
‘A PANDEMIC OF BROKEN TOES’: HOW LIFE AT HOME HAS BEEN PAINFUL FOR FEETELIZABETH CHANGJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On the other end of the floor, Virginia was uncharacteristically careless as it committed 10 turnovers, including on each of its first three possessions.
TOP-RANKED GONZAGA SHOWS NO. 16 VIRGINIA HOW FAR IT HAS TO GO IN A 98-75 DRUBBINGGENE WANGDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I’m grateful that I was able to shed even a little bit of light on how careless authorities were with the lives of people in their custody.
TERRIBLE YEAR, GREAT DISCOVERIES: OUR FAVORITE STORIES OF 2020RANDY DOTINGADECEMBER 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
One must not take the fact that there is a vaccine a few months away as an indication to be careless with measures.
SWEDEN SEES NO SIGN OF COVID-19 IMMUNITY IN POPULATION EXPOSURE, SAYS COUNTRY’S TOP EPIDEMIOLOGISTKDUNN6NOVEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
But they have not the invincible carelessness or temperamental springiness of the old lot—and how should they?
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Certainly he had chosen a singular hiding-place, and never did man treat such a treasure with such apparent carelessness.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Carelessness in worming was an unpardonable offence in the days of slavery, and was frequently punished with great severity.
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And at the gate he parted from the lady whose carelessness had made all the trouble.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Weston was a little leaner, and his face was grimmer than it had been, for the whimsical carelessness had faded out of it.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO CARELESSNESS

  • carelessness
  • lightheartedness
  • recklessness
  • unrestraint
  • wantonness
  • wildness
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