Definition of carelessness in English:

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carelessness

Pronunciation: /ˈkerləsnəs/

noun

Failure to give sufficient attention to avoiding harm or errors; negligence: most road accidents are caused by carelessness on the part of motorists
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  • The defenders were slow to get back on the goal line and the Monaghan team captain took advantage of Mayo carelessness.
  • Only a passing comment, but such carelessness has probably wrecked my son's future as a prize-winning novelist.
  • It would be a shame if I let my own carelessness ruin other people's efforts to do good by recycling.

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Syllabification: care·less·ness

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