Another word for careless
careless heedless thoughtless inadvertentSearch Thesaurus
These adjectives apply to what is marked by insufficient care or attention. Careless often implies negligence: “It is natural for careless writers to run into faults they never think of” (George Berkeley). Heedless often suggests recklessness: “We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics” (Franklin D. Roosevelt). Thoughtless applies to actions taken without due consideration: “But thoughtless follies laid him low / And stain'd his name” (Robert Burns). Inadvertent implies unintentional lack of care: With an inadvertent gesture, she swept the vase off the table.
Another word for carelessadjective
Lacking or marked by a lack of care:feckless, heedless, inattentive, irresponsible, reckless, thoughtless, unconcerned, unmindful, unthinking. See careful
Indifferent to correctness, accuracy, or neatness:messy, slapdash, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, untidy. See careful
Showing no concern, attention, or regard:forgetful, heedless, mindless, unconcerned, unheeding, unmindful, unobservant, unthinking. See careful