- recklinghausen's disease,
- recklinghausen's disease of bone
Origin of reckless
Examples from the Web for reckless
In 2002, he was arrested for reckless driving after swerving his SUV off the highway.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It starts with a bright, trebly guitar, sets the beat, and finally spins into a kind of reckless abandon.Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs|Allen Barra|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And The Prize Is Death, a cartoon by Albert Levering, attacks an epidemic of reckless driving.
Sensational and often reckless reports in the press threaten the fairness of a trial.
How could things in Ukraine have deteriorated to the point where Putin was now engaged in such a reckless act of aggression?
As for me, the remembrance of my fiancée this evening threw me into a reckless mood.A Witch of the Hills, v. 2-2|Florence Warden
Besides this, mainly with a view to putting a stop to their reckless use by boys and others, pistols were to be taxed 1l.Lord Randolph Churchill|Winston Spencer Churchill
Tartarin was reckless because of his faith in Providence, and escaped.God The Invisible King|Herbert George Wells
Mr. Waring, soon after his return home, began to lead a wild, reckless life.The Haunted Homestead|E. D. E. N. Southworth
She gave a reckless laugh and crossed her knees, looking at me under half-veiled lids, smooth and pure as a child's.The Maid-At-Arms|Robert W. Chambers
Word Origin for reckless
Old English receleas "careless, thoughtless, heedless," earlier reccileas, from *rece, recce "care, heed," from reccan "to care" (see reck (v.)) + -less. The same affixed form is in German ruchlos, Dutch roekeloos "wicked." Root verb reck (Old English reccan) is passing into obscurity.