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[ adjective ] marked by unthinking boldness; with defiant disregard for danger or consequences

Synonyms

foolhardy rash

Examples

"foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker" "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay "a reckless driver"

Used in print

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

She was taken_up in worry for the reckless old_man .

Related terms

bold

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[ adjective ] characterized by careless unconcerned

Synonyms

heedless

Examples

"the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton "reckless squandering of public funds"

Related terms

careless

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