casual, cursory, disregardful, forgetful, hasty, heedless, hurried, impetuous, improvident, imprudent, impulsive, inadvertent, inattentive, incautious, inconsiderate, indifferent, indiscreet, injudicious, insouciant, irresponsible, lackadaisical, lax, loose, neglectful, neglegens, negligent, nonchalant, oblivious, overhasty, perfunctory, pococurante, precipitant, precipitate, rash, reckless, regardless, remiss, slack, slipshod, sloppy, superficial, temerarious, thoughtless, unapprehensive, uncalculating, uncircumspect, unconcerned, unguarded, unmindful, unobservant, unthinking, unwary, wasteful
associated concepts: careless and imprudent manner, careless and negligent manner, grossly careless, negligence, recklessly careless, standard of care, wantonly careless
blind (not discerning), cursory, derelict (negligent), disorderly, heedless, hot-blooded, ill-judged, impolitic, improvident, imprudent, impulsive (rash), inaccurate, inadvertent, inexact, lax, negligent, oblivious, perfunctory, prodigal, reckless, remiss, slipshod, superficial, thoughtless, undependable, unpolitic, wanton
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
1) Negligent.2) The opposite of careful. A careless act can result in the careless person being responsible for damages caused to others by the carelessness.Category: Accidents & InjuriesCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
adj., adv.1) negligent.2) the opposite of careful. A careless act can result in liability for damages to others.See also: care negligence negligent
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.