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Meaning of CARELESSLY

Pronunciation:  'kehrlislee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  without care or concern; "carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment"
  2. [adv]  in a rakish manner; "she wore her hat rakishly at an angle"
  3. [adv]  without caution or prudence; "one unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands"
 

CARELESSLY is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: heedlessly, incautiously, raffishly, rakishly
 
 Antonyms: carefully, cautiously
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Care"less*ly\, adv.
In a careless manner.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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