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  • Info Carelessness refers to the lack of awareness during a behavior that results in the unintentional production of alternate consequences. more...
  • You came near causing the death of my daughter last night by your carelessness. Cited from The Stepmother, A Drama in Five Acts, by Honore De Balzac
  • Reference has been made to his carelessness in regard to his personal appearance. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • Their carelessness soon tells, and before they know it they are involved. Cited from How to Become Rich, by William Windsor
  • I have gone back to the carelessness of a little girl about the conditions of life. Cited from A Village Ophelia and Other Stories, by Anne Reeve Aldrich
  • Perhaps some carelessness of his son's had caused her own loss of fortune. Cited from Agatha's Husband, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • The fortune, which you brought me, has been lost from no carelessness upon my part. Cited from Clemence, by Retta Babcock
  • The least carelessness would set them wrong, not only by feet but by miles. Cited from All Around the Moon, by Jules Verne
  • Now and always he walked with a certain large carelessness of spirit. Cited from Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2), by John Morley
  • The fire was caused by carelessness on the part of several local individuals.
  • Yet she could not believe that carelessness was responsible for his silence. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • I wonder he did not shoot you through the head for your carelessness. Cited from The Two Supercargoes, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • You cannot hold other people responsible for your own carelessness. Cited from Up To Date Business, by Various
  • I don't know what you must think of me and my miserable carelessness. Cited from More About Peggy, by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  • A pretty bill they're likely to have to pay for their carelessness. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • These were thought to be due to carelessness on the part of the soldiers.
  • As to the point itself, he must guard against any carelessness. Cited from Jokes For All Occasions, by Anonymous
  • I suppose that people at a distance thought that if there had been carelessness once there might be again. Cited from A Busy Year at the Old Squire's, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • By thy very carelessness they know that thou art a man. Cited from The Kipling Reader, by Rudyard Kipling
  • Now they are in a state of carelessness, and they believe not. Cited from Three Translations of The Koran (Al-Qur'an) side by side
  • Their carelessness sometimes brought them misfortune such as the loss of their possession.
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Words starting with carelessness

Meaning of carelessness

  • noun The quality of not being careful or taking pains