Synonyms for recklessness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rek-lis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɛk lɪs

Définition of recklessness

Origin :
  • Old English recceleasnes "recklessness, carelessness, negligence;" see reckless + -ness.
  • noun carelessness
Example sentences :
  • But even that gibe hinted at a recklessness that matched her own and gave her comfort now.
  • Extract from : « Louisiana Lou » by William West Winter
  • Surely you, of all people, should not excuse their recklessness.
  • Extract from : « Fair Harbor » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Your being afloat in Denboro Bay in a canoe was your own recklessness and not my fault.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • That recklessness it was that caused me to shrug my shoulders with a laugh.
  • Extract from : « The Suitors of Yvonne » by Raphael Sabatini
  • I made no answer: half in recklessness, half in pride, I was silent.
  • Extract from : « Sir Jasper Carew » by Charles James Lever
  • At the least encouragement they go forward with the eagerness, with the recklessness of starvation.
  • Extract from : « Chance » by Joseph Conrad
  • He was indeed unfortunate, for all his recklessness could not carry him out from under the shadow.
  • Extract from : « Lord Jim » by Joseph Conrad
  • Mre charged Pop with parsimony and he charged her with recklessness.
  • Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
  • Indeed, he gave me a rather curious impression of misery and recklessness.
  • Extract from : « Sacrifice » by Stephen French Whitman
  • Recklessness was giving place to foresight and self-control.
  • Extract from : « The Task of Social Hygiene » by Havelock Ellis

Antonyms for recklessness

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