Careless and Remiss


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

Remiss is a synonym for careless in negligent topic. In some cases you can use "Remiss" instead an adjective "Careless", when it comes to topics like derelict, inattentive, without sufficient attention. popular alternative

Nearby Words: care, careful, carelessly, carelessness


Remiss adjective - Failing to give proper care and attention.
Usage example: I would be remiss if I didn't tell you how much I appreciated the lovely gift

Careless is a synonym for remiss in negligent topic. You can use "Careless" instead an adjective "Remiss", if it concerns topics such as derelict. popular alternative

Nearby Word: remission
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