Origin of reckless
SYNONYMS FOR reckless
Related formsreck·less·ly, adverbreck·less·ness, noun
Can be confusedfeckless reckless
Examples from the Web for recklessness
Much has already been written about the recklessness inherent in any director of the CIA entering into a clandestine relationship.David Petraeus: A Good General Is a Terrible Thing to Waste|Diane Dimond|November 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But if their situation is unstable, that causes the attacks that you see in the streets, the recklessness and radicalization.
One could almost forget the illegality, the profiteering, the recklessness, and the endless casualties.Christopher Hitchens: A Young Contrarian Salutes Him|Max McGuinness|December 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He has driven it to vulgar lows, which has given the brand a hint of recklessness and danger.
But are not selfishness and recklessness the signs by which great love is often recognized?
I felt that desperation and recklessness of poverty which only a pauper knows.Redburn. His First Voyage|Herman Melville
The recklessness of the other's purpose roused Garnet from his lethargy.The Fifth of November|Charles S. Bentley
At every step she meant to turn back, though a recklessness of night and of meeting the King of Beaver grew upon her.The King Of Beaver, and Beaver Lights|Mary Hartwell Catherwood
He lived long enough to rue his recklessness, but not much longer.Cressy and Poictiers|John G. (John George) Edgar
This he now made plain by the recklessness with which he fenced, in his haste to have done ere we might chance to be interrupted.Bardelys the Magnificent|Rafael Sabatini