Careless and Thoughtless


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

Thoughtless is a synonym for careless in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Thoughtless" instead an adjective "Careless", when it comes to topics like inconsiderate, imprudent, negligent, frivolous. popular alternative

Nearby Words: care, careful, carelessly, carelessness


Thoughtless adjective - Showing a lack of manners or consideration for others.

Careless is a synonym for thoughtless in apathetic topic. You can use "Careless" instead an adjective "Thoughtless", if it concerns topics such as absent-minded, slipshod, unconsidered, improvident. popular alternative

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Clockers The cops are more interested in clearing cases than anything, and while on the job they drink and make many thoughtless and careless remarks as they stand over murdered corpses.
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