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Definition of reckless adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1showing a lack of care about danger and the possible results of your actions synonym rash
  2. 2 He showed a reckless disregard for his own safety. She was a good rider, but reckless. He had always been reckless with money. The accident was caused by reckless driving opposite cautious
adverb He admitted driving recklessly. She had fallen hopelessly and recklessly in love.
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noun [uncountable]
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