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English Dictionary: reckless by the DICT Development Group
2 results for reckless
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences; "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"
    Synonym(s): foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless
  2. characterized by careless unconcern; "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering of public funds"
    Synonym(s): heedless, reckless
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Reckless \Reck"less\, a. [AS. reccele[a0]s, r[emac]cele[a0]s.]
      1. Inattentive to duty; careless; neglectful; indifferent.
      2. Rashly negligent; utterly careless or heedless.
                     It made the king as reckless as them diligent. --Sir
                                                                              P. Sidney.
      Syn: Heedless; careless; mindless; thoughtless; negligent;
               indifferent; regardless; unconcerned; inattentive;
               remiss; rash. -- {Reck"less*ly}, adv. --
               {Reck"less*ness}, n.
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