Definition of carelessness in English:

carelessness

Syllabification: care·less·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈke(ə)rlisnis
 
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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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