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Social paralysis is strong and stands firmly in the way of change on the ground level. As allies, we have to prepare ourselves to step into the fire when necessary, even - and especially - when said fire is merely a still-lit cigarette tossed carelessly onto the street.
Jack Antonoff

Meaning of "carelessly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CARELESSLY

carelessly  [ˈkɛələslɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CARELESSLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Carelessly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES CARELESSLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of carelessly in the English dictionary

The definition of carelessly in the dictionary is without careful or serious attention. Other definition of carelessly is in a casual or relaxed manner.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CARELESSLY


anomalously
əˈnɒmələslɪ
cheerlessly
ˈtʃɪələslɪ
colorlessly
ˈkʌlələslɪ
colourlessly
ˈkʌlələslɪ
effortlessly
ˈɛfətləslɪ
endlessly
ˈɛndləslɪ
fearlessly
ˈfɪələslɪ
flawlessly
ˈflɔːləslɪ
frivolously
ˈfrɪvələslɪ
hopelessly
ˈhəʊpləslɪ
libellously
ˈlaɪbələslɪ
marvellously
ˈmɑːvələslɪ
marvelously
ˈmɑːvələslɪ
meticulously
məˈtɪkjʊləslɪ
peerlessly
ˈpɪələslɪ
perilously
ˈpɛrələslɪ
ridiculously
rɪˈdɪkjʊləslɪ
scandalously
ˈskændələslɪ
seamlessly
ˈsiːmləslɪ
tirelessly
ˈtaɪələslɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CARELESSLY

careers teacher
carefree
carefreeness
careful
carefully
carefulness
caregiver
caregiving
careless
careless driving
carelessness
careline
careme
carer
caress
caresser
caressingly
caressive
caressively
caret

WORDS THAT END LIKE CARELESSLY

aimlessly
artlessly
doubtlessly
expressly
faultlessly
grossly
helplessly
listlessly
mercilessly
needlessly
noiselessly
painlessly
recklessly
ruthlessly
selflessly
senselessly
shamelessly
spotlessly
thoughtlessly
timelessly
wordlessly

Synonyms and antonyms of carelessly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «carelessly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CARELESSLY

Find out the translation of carelessly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of carelessly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «carelessly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不小心
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

descuidadamente
570 millions of speakers

English

carelessly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लापरवाही
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بلا مبالاة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

небрежно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

descuidadamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অগোছালভাবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

négligemment
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dengan sembarangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nachlässig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不用意に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부주의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Carelessly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cẩu thả
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கவனக்குறைவினால்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निष्काळजीपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dikkatsizce
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

noncuranza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niedbale
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

недбало
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neglijent
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απρόσεκτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onverskillig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slarvigt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uforsiktig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of carelessly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CARELESSLY»

The term «carelessly» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.654 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CARELESSLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about carelessly

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5 QUOTES WITH «CARELESSLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word carelessly.
1
Jack Antonoff
Social paralysis is strong and stands firmly in the way of change on the ground level. As allies, we have to prepare ourselves to step into the fire when necessary, even - and especially - when said fire is merely a still-lit cigarette tossed carelessly onto the street.
2
George Bentham
I first began to dry specimens for preservation carelessly perhaps at first, but before the season was over, I had collected between one and two hundred species.
3
Harry Houdini
A common pickpocket trick is for the operator to carry a shawl or overcoat carelessly over the left arm, and to take a seat on the right side of the person they intend to rob in a streetcar or other vehicle.
4
Issa Rae
Growing up as a young black girl in Potomac, Maryland was easy. I had a Rainbow Coalition of friends of all ethnicities, and we would carelessly skip around our elementary school like the powerless version of Captain Planet's Planeteers.
5
James Stephens
A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CARELESSLY»

Discover the use of carelessly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to carelessly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Living Carelessly in Tokyo and Elsewhere: A Memoir
John Nathan arrived in Tokyo in 1961 fresh out of Harvard College, bringing with him no practical experience, no more than two connections, no prospects, and little else to recommend him but stoic, unflappable pluck.
John Nathan, 2008
2
Private Law and Human Rights: Bringing Rights Home in ...
For example, a person would have no financial interest in not being carelessly injured if his wealthy and kindly aunt had undertaken to compensate him in full for any loss he might suffer in the event of his being so injured. Nor * and for present ...
Elspeth Reid, D. P. Visser, 2013
3
Logic of Historical Explanation
For example, it is more probable that a carelessly thrown cigarette will cause a fire than will a carelessly thrown match. If both a lighted match and a lighted cigarette were known to have been thrown into a forest and a fire broke out, we would ...
Clayton Roberts, 2010
4
The Syntax of (anti-)causatives: External Arguments in ...
Das Segel wurde (absichtlich/leichtsinnigerweise/gerne) zerrissen the sail was on purpose/carelessly/willingly torn 'The sail was torn on purpose/carelessly/ willingly' b. Das Benzin wurde (absichtlich/leichtsinnigerweise/gerne) entzündet the ...
Florian Schäfer, 2008
5
Amharic-English dictionary: H - N.
4°'}tt£A*& tanzaraffafa to trail, drag on the ground (garment which is too large), to be much too long (garment), to be ill-fitting (clothes); to be untidily or carelessly dressed; to hang loose (clothes); to have the habit of drinking (Supp.) (f Jf "ItM > ...
Thomas Leiper Kane, 1990
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Finance Act 2008
(6) Accordingly, for the heading substitute "Loss of tax brought about carelessly or deliberately etc". 10 In section 37A (effect of assessment where allowances transferred), for the words from "for the purpose" to "conduct" substitute "in a case  ...
Great Britain, 2008
7
Essentials of Torts
The opposite of shallow pocket. negligent hiring Carelessly hiring an incompetent person who poses an unreasonable risk of harm to others. VICARIOUS UNREASONABLENESS Employer/Employee (Master/Servant) Joint Enterprise Mary ...
William Statsky, 2011
8
A dictionary of the Bengalee language. 2 vols. [in 3. Vol. 1 ...
(from sw, prep, and pF1, to throw), ironical, sarcastic, throwing carelessly, or unskilfully; s. one who deals in irony or sarcasm, one who throws a thing carelessly or unskilfully. srtiPH, s. (from srr, prep, and fa0!., to throw), the using of irony or ...
William Carey, 1825
9
JOURNIES OF FLEDGING STEPS
Carelessly spoken words, strewn along, words meant to placate, words meant to hurt, words meant to Love, words meant to arouse, words meant to cover up lies, words meant to truth, words meant for answers, words meant to appease, words ...
Amritpal singh, 2013
10
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
BEN JoNsON, by Barry Cornwall? an eagle heralded by a wren; or is it absolutely a tom-tit? What a MEMOIR! “ The life of Ben Jonson,"-quoth he,—“ has been repeatedly written; sometimes carelessly, and not unfrequently in a hostile spirit.

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CARELESSLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term carelessly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
As Debt Crisis Looms, Puerto Ricans are Left Holding the Bag
Lenders who so carelessly lent money to the cash-strapped island without adequately assessing risk are also at fault. Indeed the task of ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
2
Another trial by spin to decide series
Let's hope BD can play up to their potential tomorrow, not to play carelessly and throw the wickets away cheaply. BD players, please learn from ... «ESPNcricinfo.com, Jul 15»
3
Is Tsipras a reckless revolutionary, bold leader, or calculating …
Many people who favored the “yes” vote think he carelessly has taken Greece's future to the edge of a cliff. “This isn't Vegas,” said analyst and ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
4
Sox fans have until Friday to vote for Bogaerts
... job last year as a 21-year-old rookie, it was even riskier to watch him excel and then carelessly snatch his job away in favor of Stephen Drew. «Comcast SportsNet New England, Jul 15»
5
78-year-old driver in fatal Bayonne Wendy's crash sued by victim's …
The lawsuit accuses him of "negligently, carelessly and/or recklessly entrust(ing) his/their motor vehicle" to Elizabeth Garcia. Guillermo Garcia ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
6
Health and Beauty Tips for Women Over 40
I've thrown out my back multiple times by carelessly lifting heavy items. Back injuries do not heal quickly, especially as we age. Make sure to ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
7
The damage for which Chevron has failed to compensate its victims …
The company carelessly dumped the waste and polluted the water sources that Julia and her family used for their daily consumption. «Open Democracy, Jul 15»
8
Whistler air quality deteriorates as wildfires rage across province
... by people carelessly tossing smouldering cigarettes and other smoking material, often from cars. Similar fires were reported across Metro. «Vancouver Sun, Jul 15»
9
Fire chief wants immediate ban on outdoor fires
Somebody either carelessly or otherwise must have caused these fires, and it is a serious drain on the limited resources of the Jamaica Fire ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
10
Know the law warn police as part of driving safety campaign
“It's also important to remember that if you're caught driving carelessly or dangerously when using a handheld or hands-free, the penalty can ... «Luton Today, Jul 15»

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