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Careless adjective – Not paying or showing close attention especially for the purpose of avoiding trouble.
Usage example: a careless mistake that caused the plane to crash

Guarded is an antonym for careless in topics: artless, without sufficient attention.
Nearby Words: care, careful, carelessly, carelessness
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Guarded adjective – Having or showing a close attentiveness to avoiding danger or trouble.
Usage example: guarded actions

Careless is an antonym for guarded in suspicious topic.
Nearby Words: guard, guardedly, guarding
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person careless person guarded person
man careless man guarded man
way careless way guarded way
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Guarded and Careless. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 21, from
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Guarded or Careless. 2016. Accessed May 21, 2022.

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