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care·free

 (kâr′frē′)
adj.
Free of worries and responsibilities.

carefree

(ˈkɛəˌfriː)
adj
without worry or responsibility
ˈcareˌfreeness n

care•free

(ˈkɛərˌfri)

adj.
being without anxiety or worry.
[1785–95]

careful

carelesscarefree
1. 'careful'

If you are careful, you do something with a lot of attention.

She told me to be careful with the lawnmower.
He had to be careful about what he said.
This law will encourage more careful driving.
2. 'careless'

If you are careless, you do things badly because you are not giving them enough attention. Careless is the opposite of careful.

I had been careless and let him wander off on his own.
Some parents are accused of being careless with their children's health.
3. 'carefree'

Someone who is carefree has no worries and can therefore enjoy life.

When he was younger, he was carefree.
...his normally carefree attitude.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.carefree - free of trouble and worry and carecarefree - free of trouble and worry and care; "the carefree joys of childhood"; "carefree millionaires, untroubled financially"
untroubled - not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress; "seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind"; "untroubled sleep"; "a kind untroubled face"
2.carefree - cheerfully irresponsiblecarefree - cheerfully irresponsible; "carefree with his money"; "freewheeling urban youths"; "had a harum-scarum youth"
irresponsible - showing lack of care for consequences; "behaved like an irresponsible idiot"; "hasty and irresponsible action"

carefree

carefree

adjective
Free from care or worry:
Translations
مُرْتاحُ البالِ، خالي القَلْبِ
bezstarostný
sorgløsubekymret
huoletonsuruton
bezbrižan
gondtalan
áhyggjulaus; kátur
kaygısızsorumsuz

carefree

[ˈkɛəfriː] ADJdespreocupado, alegre

carefree

[ˈkɛərfriː] adj [person] → sans souci, insouciant(e); [time] → sans souci

carefree

adjsorglos, unbekümmert; songheiter

carefree

[ˈkɛəˌfriː] adjspensierato/a, libero/a da preoccupazioni

care

(keə) noun
1. close attention. Do it with care.
2. keeping; protection. Your belongings will be safe in my care.
3. (a cause for) worry. free from care; all the cares of the world.
4. treatment. medical care; skin care.
verb
1. to be anxious or concerned. Don't you care if you fail?; I couldn't care less (= It's of no importance to me); She really cares about her career.
2. to be willing (to). Would you care to have dinner with me?
ˈcareful adjective
1. taking care; being cautious. Be careful when you cross the street; a careful driver.
2. thorough. a careful search.
ˈcarefully adverb
ˈcarefulness noun
ˈcareless adjective
not careful (enough). This work is careless; a careless worker.
ˈcarelessly adverb
ˈcarelessness noun
ˈcarefree adjective
light-hearted. a carefree attitude.
care'giver noun
someone whose job is to look after a sick or disabled person.
ˈcaretaker noun
a person who looks after a building etc.
ˈcareworn adjective
worn out by worry. a careworn face.
ˈcare for
1. to look after (someone). The nurse will care for you.
2. to be fond of. I don't care for him enough to marry him.
care of (usually written c/o)
at the house or address of.
take care
to be cautious, watchful, thorough etc. Take care or you will fall!
take care of
to look after. Their aunt took care of them when their parents died.
References in classic literature ?
Roxy followed this sally with another discharge of carefree laughter.
Besides, she had lost all the old interests of her carefree girlish life that had been so full of hope.
It is a happy characteristic of the Negro race, which they hold in common with little children, that their spirits seldom remain depressed for a considerable length of time after the immediate cause of depression is removed, and so it was that in half an hour Usanga's band was again beginning to take on to some extent its former appearance of carefree lightheartedness.
He had long since ceased to be the jovial, carefree companion who had shared with her her every girlish joy and sorrow and in whom she had confided both the trivial and momentous secrets of her childhood.
Romance, adventure, strange peoples, fearsome beasts--all the excitement and scurry of the lives of the twentieth century ancients that have been denied us in these dull days of peace and prosaic prosperity--all, all lay beyond thirty, the invisible barrier between the stupid, commercial present and the carefree, barbarous past.
Even the cares of prospective motherhood had not entirely quenched the fires of carefree youth, and Teeka had remained a good-natured playmate even at an age when other shes of the tribe of Kerchak had assumed the sullen dignity of maturity.
Penny, somewhat of a tomboy and prone to panic attacks and nightmares, soon realizes that this summer is not going to be all that carefree.
In Rick Rodgers' new book, ``The Carefree Cook: More Than 150 Hassle-Free Recipes for Cooking Every Day'' (Broadway Books; $29.
This is really the first project in northern Bergen County for empty-nesters, older adults and retirees who want to enjoy a more carefree lifestyle while they remain near family and friends.
and its related entities ("Centerbridge") have formed a new business called Carefree Communities, Inc.
For a real visit to the desert, head for the Boulders, due north of Phoenix in the aptly named town of Carefree.
AFS complements Carefree's aviation division perfectly and we are thrilled to announce its closing," said Carefree Group, Inc.