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carefree

Syllabification: care·free
Pronunciation: /ˈkerˌfrē
 
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Definition of carefree in English:

adjective

Free from anxiety or responsibility: she changed from a carefree girl into a woman the carefree days of summer
More example sentences
  • I'd watched the small children splash around in the sea, so carefree and free from responsibility.
  • The summer is generally associated with being a bright, happy and carefree time of year.
  • Who grew up from being a carefree and fun-loving girl to be the matron of female infanticide.
Synonyms
unworried, untroubled, blithe, airy, nonchalant, insouciant, happy-go-lucky, free and easy, easygoing, relaxed, mellow

Derivatives

carefreeness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • It has definitely helped me to be a better individual, I have developed the strange innocence and carefreeness of a child.
  • If you dance in the rain and think about catching a cold, you're completely ruining the beauty and the carefreeness of it.
  • The youth, the loyal family, the carefreeness, the beauty, the presidency itself are lost illusions.

Words that rhyme with carefree

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