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synonyms for reckless

  • audacious
  • brash
  • carefree
  • careless
  • daring
  • foolhardy
  • hasty
  • ill-advised
  • imprudent
  • negligent
  • thoughtless
  • adventuresome
  • adventurous
  • any which way
  • breakneck
  • daredevil
  • desperate
  • devil-may-care
  • fast and loose
  • feckless
  • harebrained
  • headlong
  • heedless
  • helter-skelter
  • hopeless
  • hotheaded
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • inconsiderate
  • indiscreet
  • kooky
  • madcap
  • mindless
  • overventuresome
  • playing with fire
  • precipitate
  • rash
  • regardless
  • temerarious
  • uncareful
  • venturesome
  • venturous
  • wild
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antonyms for reckless

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  • afraid
  • attentive
  • careful
  • cautious
  • discreet
  • fearful
  • kind
  • meek
  • mindful
  • prudent
  • reserved
  • shy
  • thoughtful
  • timid
  • wise
  • responsible
  • wary
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How to use reckless in a sentence

Everyone said the right thing Wednesday about not barreling into the offseason in a reckless pursuit to grab the biggest name available.
FINDING THE RIGHT QB IS THE FIRST — AND MOST CRUCIAL — TASK FOR WASHINGTON’S NEW FRONT OFFICELES CARPENTERFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Police leaders say shootings by officers don’t necessarily mean reckless policing.
IN MARYLAND’S LARGEST SUBURB, AN AMBITIOUS POLICE OVERHAUL FACES ROADBLOCKSREBECCA TAN, DAN MORSEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Some in the industry felt that he was lucky to have escaped real backlash for his previous reckless behavior and that it was only a matter of time before he crossed a line and his supporters ran out of excuses.
COUNTRY STAR MORGAN WALLEN SUSPENDED BY RECORD LABEL, DROPPED BY HUNDREDS OF RADIO STATIONS AFTER USING RACIAL SLUREMILY YAHRFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In September 2020, China’s Renwu magazine published an investigative report on food delivery drivers that revealed that workers are subject to a strict algorithm that fines drivers for late deliveries and pressures them into reckless driving.
CHINA’S CONSUMERS ARE TURNING AGAINST THE HOMEGROWN BIG TECH GIANTS THEY ONCE REVEREDGRADY MCGREGORJANUARY 16, 2021FORTUNE
Their experience suggests that one dose of a vaccine and masks may not be enough to protect someone in the face of hours of reckless behavior.
THE CAPITOL OUTBREAK SHOWS ONE VACCINE DOSE MAY NOT FULLY SHIELD AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUSUMAIR IRFANJANUARY 12, 2021VOX
In a few days, some will be back on the field banging into each other with reckless abandon.
TO SURVIVE THE PANDEMIC, EXERCISE, EAT HEALTHY — JUST LIKE A BASKETBALL STARCOURTLAND MILLOYJANUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But "the cards never forgive," and as a rule Dame Fortune is relentless to the reckless player.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Railroads are reckless Radicals and are destined by turns to make and to mar the fortunes of many great emporiums.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
They say he was awfully wild and reckless at that time, and Liszt paid his debts over and over again.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Impudent and reckless us he had been all his life, he was now more timid and nervous than an hysterical girl.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RECKLESS

  • adventuresome
  • audacious
  • bold
  • brave
  • courageous
  • dangerous
  • daredevil
  • enterprising
  • foolhardy
  • hazardous
  • headstrong
  • intrepid
  • rash
  • reckless
  • risky
  • temerarious
  • venturesome
  • venturous
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.