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reckless

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1 having or showing a lack of concern for the consequences of oneʼs actions

  • the reckless skiers were making everyone nervous by schussing down the mountainside at lightning speed
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adventurous, venturesome, daring, daredevil, rash, reckless, foolhardy mean exposing oneself to danger more than required by good sense. adventurous implies a willingness to accept risks but not necessarily imprudence.
    • adventurous pioneers
venturesome implies a jaunty eagerness for perilous undertakings.
    • venturesome stunt pilots
daring implies fearlessness in courting danger.
    • daring mountain climbers
daredevil stresses ostentation in daring.
    • daredevil motorcyclists
rash suggests imprudence and lack of forethought.
    • a rash decision
reckless implies heedlessness of probable consequences.
    • a reckless driver
foolhardy suggests a recklessness that is inconsistent with good sense.
    • the foolhardy sailor ventured into the storm


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