recklessness

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reck·less

 (rĕk′lĭs)
adj.
Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.

[Middle English reckeles, probably alteration (influenced by recken, to reck) of recheles, retcheles, from Old English rēcelēas; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

reck′less·ly adv.
reck′less·ness n.
Synonyms: reckless, rash1, foolhardy, temerarious
These adjectives mean given to or marked by unthinking boldness. Reckless suggests wild carelessness and disregard for consequences: "conceiving measures to protect the fur-bearing animals from reckless slaughter" (Gertrude Atherton).
Rash implies haste, impetuousness, and insufficient consideration: "Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash" (George S. Patton).
Foolhardy implies injudicious or imprudent boldness: a foolhardy attempt to wrest the gun from the mugger. Temerarious suggests reckless presumption: "this temerarious foeman who dared intervene between himself [the elephant] and his intended victim" (Edgar Rice Burroughs).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recklessness - the trait of giving little thought to dangerrecklessness - the trait of giving little thought to danger
unthoughtfulness, thoughtlessness - the trait of not thinking carefully before acting
adventurism - recklessness in politics or foreign affairs
brashness - the trait of being rash and hasty
desperation - desperate recklessness; "it was a policy of desperation"

recklessness

noun
Foolhardy boldness or disregard of danger:
Translations
طَيْش، تَهَوُّر
bezstarostnost
hasarderethedubesindighed
kæruleysi, glannaskapur
dikkatsizlik

recklessness

[ˈreklɪsnɪs] N (= rashness) → temeridad f; (= thoughtlessness) → imprudencia f
the recklessness of youthla temeridad de la juventud
the recklessness of her drivingsu modo imprudente de conducir

recklessness

[ˈrɛkləsnɪs] n
(= culpable carelessness) → imprudence f
(= heedlessness) → imprudence f

recklessness

n (of person)Leichtsinn m; (of behaviour)Leichtsinnigkeit f; (of driver, driving)Rücksichtslosigkeit f; (of attempt)Gewagtheit f

recklessness

[ˈrɛklɪsnɪs] n (of driving) → spericolatezza; (of person, behaviour) → incoscienza, avventatezza

reckless

(ˈrekləs) adjective
very careless; acting or done without any thought of the consequences. a reckless driver; reckless driving.
ˈrecklessly adverb
ˈrecklessness noun

recklessness

n. descuido; indiferencia; imprudencia; temeridad.