- caregiver speech,
Origin of careless
Examples from the Web for carelessly
According to Indian media reports, the Italians were accused of carelessly shooting like “cowboys at sea”.
But the reporting, based on the same vague words, carelessly checked and sourced, remains unchanged.Bernard-Henri Levy: Have I Become an Undesirable in Libya?|Bernard-Henri Lévy|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And while it believes in limited government, it is not carelessly antigovernment.
Never has such a strong political hand been so needlessly, carelessly, calamitously thrown away.Simon Schama on How Obama Threw It All Away in the Denver Debate|Simon Schama|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And you must retie binds with those you carelessly discarded.
It was so carelessly sealed that we were able to open and refasten it without seeming to have broken the wax.The Road to Paris|Robert Neilson Stephens
She ran home through the moonlight, bareheaded, whistling as carelessly as a boy.The Odds|Ethel M. Dell
He was evidently searching for the reptile he had carelessly laid down.The Motor Boys Over the Rockies|Clarence Young
"Oh, there's another button for that, of course," Mr. Gryce carelessly remarked.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
Carefully Jack examined the ragged sheets of paper which seemed to be a carelessly jotted diary of dates and events.Blackbeard: Buccaneer|Ralph D. Paine
Old English carleas "free from anxiety; unconcerned," from care (n.) + -less; a compound probably from Proto-Germanic. Original senses extinct by mid-17c.; main modern meaning "not paying attention, inattentive, not taking due care" is first recorded 1560s (in carelessly).