Synonyms for reckless

Synonyms for (adj) reckless

Synonyms: foolhardy, heady, reckless, rash

Definition: marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

Usage: foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker; became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans-Macaulay; a reckless driver; a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest

Similar words: bold

Definition: fearless and daring

Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure

Synonyms: reckless, heedless

Definition: characterized by careless unconcern

Usage: the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes- Edith Wharton; reckless squandering of public funds

Similar words: careless

Definition: marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful

Usage: careless about her clothes; forgotten by some careless person; a careless housekeeper; careless proofreading; it was a careless mistake; hurt by a careless remark

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