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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In a manner which is not paying enough attention to what one is doing, usually resulting to mistakes or damages.

Usage examples (21)
  • Don't use time or words carelessly. Neither can be retrieved.
  • carelessly raised the children's hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment
  • One unfortunately sees historic features carelessly lost when estates fall into unsympathetic hands
  • People throw around this term carelessly to describe any video made for the web. for more
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