Reck"less, a. [AS. reccele�xa0;s, r&emac;cele�xa0;s.]

1.

Inattentive to duty; careless; neglectful; indifferent.

Chaucer.

2.

Rashly negligent; utterly careless or heedless.

It made the king as reckless as them diligent. Sir P. Sidney.

Syn. -- Heedless; careless; mindless; thoughtless; negligent; indifferent; regardless; unconcerned; inattentive; remiss; rash.

-- Reck"less*ly, adv. -- Reck"less*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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