Cautious and Reckless


Cautious adjective - Having or showing a close attentiveness to avoiding danger or trouble.
Usage example: a cautious approach to everyday living

Reckless is an antonym for cautious in careful topic.

Nearby Words: caution, cautiously


Reckless adjective - Having or showing a lack of concern for the consequences of one's actions.
Usage example: the reckless skiers were making everyone nervous by schussing down the mountainside at lightning speed

Cautious is an antonym for reckless in topics: careless, deed.

Nearby Words: recklessness, recklessly

Both words in one sentence

  • Drives Like Crazy We actually see her drive in the third season, but instead of being reckless she's excessively slow and cautious, counter to her usual Hot-Blooded attitude.
  • This extends to their playstyles as well; Naka is cautious and usually uses ranged attacks, while Ogre is more reckless and prefers physical attacks.
  • In the pilot movie, it's even said that the Jedi Council paired them together hoping that working with someone even more reckless than him would force Anakin to be more cautious.
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