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Not fastened, restrained, or contained:
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  1. Not fastened, restrained, or contained:
  2. Not tight-fitting or tightly fitted:
  3. Not formal; relaxed:
Loose and not easily retained or controlled. Used of bowel movements.
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  1. Loose and not easily retained or controlled. Used of bowel movements.
  2. Loose; emptying easily
  3. Slack; of a loose texture; not rigid or tight
Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task; lax in the performance of duty
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  1. Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task; lax in the performance of duty
  2. Not energetic or exact in duty or business; careless; tardy; slack; hence, lacking earnestness or activity; languid; slow.
  3. At fault; failing to fulfill responsibility, duty, or obligations.
Displaying a lack of caution or thought.
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  1. Displaying a lack of caution or thought.
  2. Displaying, having, or feeling no wariness; incautious:
  3. Without guile or cunning; open
Not cautious; rash.
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  1. Not cautious; rash.
  2. Careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution
  3. Not cautious; not careful or prudent; reckless; rash
Causing one to be unable to remember.
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  1. Causing one to be unable to remember.
  2. Marked by neglectful or heedless failure to remember:
  3. Unable to remember things well; liable to forget.
Not taking due thought; thoughtless or heedless:
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  1. Not taking due thought; thoughtless or heedless:
  2. Lacking the ability to think; nonrational
  3. Without proper thought; thoughtless.
Careless; heedless
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  1. Careless; heedless
  2. Not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash
  3. Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
Not discreet; lacking prudence, as in speech or action
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  1. Not discreet; lacking prudence, as in speech or action
  2. Lacking discretion; injudicious:
  3. Not discreet; wanting in discretion.
Showing poor judgment; not discreet or wise
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  1. Showing poor judgment; not discreet or wise
  2. Showing poor judgement; not well judged.
Marked by or resulting from carelessness; negligent:
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  1. Marked by or resulting from carelessness; negligent:
  2. Not deliberate or considered; unintentional:
  3. Not intentional; not on purpose; not conscious
Not concerned
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  1. Not concerned
  2. Not interested; indifferent
  3. Not worried, anxious or apprehensive.
Rash; incautious.
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  1. Rash; incautious.
  2. Not providing for the future; thriftless.
  3. Failing to provide for the future; lacking foresight, thrift, etc.
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  1. Inclined to waste or squander money or resources.
  2. Marked by or inclined to waste; extravagant.
  3. Using more than is necessary; extravagant
Heedless; unmindful.
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  1. Heedless; unmindful.
  2. Having no regard; heedless; careless.
  3. Without regard; heedless; unmindful; careless
Unwise or indiscreet; not prudent.
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  1. Unwise or indiscreet; not prudent.
  2. Not prudent; without thought of the consequences; lacking in judgment or caution; rash; indiscreet
Not considered; not taken into account
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  1. Not considered; not taken into account
  2. Not reasoned or considered; rash:
  3. Done without consideration; not based upon careful reflection
Not alert to danger, problems, or deception.
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  1. Not alert to danger, problems, or deception.
  2. Lacking caution as a result of naïveté or inexperience
  3. Not wary; not watchful or cautious; not alert to possible danger, trickery, etc.
Performed with haste and scant attention to detail:
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  1. Performed with haste and scant attention to detail:
  2. Hastily, often superficially, done; performed rapidly with little attention to detail
Impatient or rudely abrupt:
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  1. Impatient or rudely abrupt:
  2. Acting with too much speed or haste; hurried:
  3. Acting in haste; being too hurried or quick. (e.g. Without much thinking about it they made a hasty decision to buy it.)
Thoughtless of others; displaying a lack of consideration:
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  1. Thoughtless of others; displaying a lack of consideration:
  2. (Archaic) Not well considered or carefully thought out; ill-advised:
  3. Without thought or consideration for others; thoughtless; heedless
Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.
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  1. Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.
  2. Not responsible; not subject to responsibility; not to be held accountable, or called into question.
  3. Said or done as by an irresponsible person
Disliking or avoiding work; lazy; idle
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  1. Disliking or avoiding work; lazy; idle
  2. Slow to heal, grow, or develop; inactive:
  3. Causing little or no pain:
Marked by blithe unconcern; nonchalant.
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Showing lack of interest or spirit; listless; languid
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  1. Showing lack of interest or spirit; listless; languid
  2. Showing no interest or enthusiasm.
Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
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  1. Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
  2. Marked by or paying little heed; unmindful or thoughtless.
  3. Unaware, without noticing
Lacking intelligence or good sense; foolish.
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  1. Lacking intelligence or good sense; foolish.
  2. Giving or showing little attention or care; heedless:
  3. Not using one's mind; showing little or no intelligence or intellect; senseless or thoughtless
(Law) Acting with or done through negligence.
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  1. (Law) Acting with or done through negligence.
  2. Careless, lax, inattentive, or indifferent
  3. Careless, without appropriate or sufficient attention.
Characterized by neglect; heedless:
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  1. Characterized by neglect; heedless:
  2. Tending to neglect; failing to take care of matters which require attention.
  1. Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.
  2. Showing or in the habit of using little care or attention:
  3. Imprecise or loose.
  1. Done hastily; haphazard; careless.
  2. Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
  3. Hasty and careless, as in execution:
Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate.
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  1. Mistaken or incorrect; not accurate.
  2. Not accurate; not correct; not exact; in error
Not precise.
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  1. Not precise.
  2. Not precise, exact, or definite; vague
  3. Not precise or exact; containing some error or uncertainty.
Imprecisely or indefinitely conceived or stated
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  1. Imprecisely or indefinitely conceived or stated
  2. Not exact; not accurate or precise
  3. Imperfectly conforming; exceeding or falling short in some respect.
Careless, as in appearance or workmanship
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  1. Careless, as in appearance or workmanship
  2. Done poorly or too quickly; slapdash.
  3. (Archaic) Wearing shoes with the heel worn down.
Marked by negligence; careless or slipshod:
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  1. Marked by negligence; careless or slipshod:
  2. Careless in appearance, habits, work, etc.; untidy; slipshod
  3. Untidy, as in dress or appearance.
Not stopping to think; careless
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  1. Not stopping to think; careless
  2. Marked by or showing lack of due thought or care; careless.
  3. Inconsiderate of the feelings of others:
Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
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  1. Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
  2. Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
  3. Failing to remember or recognize something; heedless
Having no particular interest or concern; apathetic:
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  1. Having no particular interest or concern; apathetic:
  2. Not really good; rather poor or bad
  3. Not mattering one way or the other; unimportant; immaterial:
Occurring at irregular or infrequent intervals; occasional:
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  1. Occurring at irregular or infrequent intervals; occasional:
  2. Employed on an irregular basis:
  3. Unpremeditated or offhand:
Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful:
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  1. Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful:
  2. (Archaic) Lacking all memory; forgetful.
  3. Unaware or indifferent
Deep in thought and heedless of present circumstances or activities; preoccupied.
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  1. Deep in thought and heedless of present circumstances or activities; preoccupied.
  2. So dreamy or lost in thought as not to pay attention to what one is doing or what is going on around one
  3. Absent in mind; abstracted; preoccupied; forgetful or careless due to distraction; easily distracted. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
Characterized by such a feeling
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  1. Characterized by such a feeling
  2. Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; lethargic:
  3. Having no interest in what is going on about one, as a result of illness, weariness, dejection, etc.; spiritless; languid
(Now rare) Separated from matter; abstract; ideal, not concrete. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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  1. (Now rare) Separated from matter; abstract; ideal, not concrete. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
  2. Removed or separated (from something)
  3. Not engaged with what is going on around one; withdrawn or preoccupied.
Casually unconcerned or indifferent.
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  1. Casually unconcerned or indifferent.
  2. Without warmth or enthusiasm; showing cool lack of concern; casually indifferent
Without planning or thinking ahead
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  1. Without planning or thinking ahead
  2. Careless; without sufficient thought or consideration
  3. Casual, curt, informal, brusque, etc.
Characterized by little work, trade, or business; not busy or active; dull
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  1. Characterized by little work, trade, or business; not busy or active; dull
  2. Flowing or blowing with little speed:
  3. Loose; relaxed; not tight, taut, or firm
Not gained by study or instruction:
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  1. Not gained by study or instruction:
  2. Not gotten by study or conscious effort
  3. Spontaneous; natural; unaffected
Having little or no ornamentation; not embellished or adorned:
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  1. Having little or no ornamentation; not embellished or adorned:
  2. Lowly in condition or rank:
  3. Without ostentation or affectation; natural
Related genetically:
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  1. Related genetically:
  2. Conforming to the usual or ordinary course of nature:
  3. Not altered, treated, or disguised:
Without trouble or disturbance; calm:
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  1. Without trouble or disturbance; calm:
  2. Not disturbed or distracted.
Taking things as they come; easygoing; trusting to luck; lighthearted
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  1. Taking things as they come; easygoing; trusting to luck; lighthearted
  2. Carefree or untroubled
Feeble or ineffective:
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  1. Feeble or ineffective:
  2. Weak; ineffective
  3. Careless and irresponsible:
Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
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  1. Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
  2. Marked by or paying little heed; unmindful or thoughtless.
  3. Unaware, without noticing
Exhibiting a lack of attention; not attentive.
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  1. Exhibiting a lack of attention; not attentive.
  2. Not attentive; heedless; negligent
  3. Of or pertaining to lack of attention; not paying attention; careless.
Marked by a lack of responsibility:
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  1. Marked by a lack of responsibility:
  2. Lacking a sense of responsibility; incapable of or not chargeable with responsibility; unable to respond to obligation.
  3. Said or done as by an irresponsible person
Not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash
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  1. Not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash
  2. Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
  3. Careless; heedless
Lacking thought or consideration.
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  1. Lacking thought or consideration.
  2. Not stopping to think; careless
  3. Lacking thought:
Not interested; indifferent
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  1. Not interested; indifferent
  2. Not concerned
  3. Not worried, anxious or apprehensive.
Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
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  1. Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.
  2. Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
  3. Failing to remember or recognize something; heedless
Not taking due thought; thoughtless or heedless:
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  1. Not taking due thought; thoughtless or heedless:
  2. Lacking the ability to think; nonrational
  3. Exhibiting a lack of thought:
Disorderly and dirty:
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  1. Disorderly and dirty:
  2. In, like, or characterized by a mess; untidy, disordered, dirty, etc.
  3. Exhibiting or demonstrating carelessness:
Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
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  1. Hasty, careless, impetuous, etc.
  2. Hasty and careless, as in execution:
  3. Done hastily; haphazard; careless.
Carelessly done or arranged:
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  1. Carelessly done or arranged:
  2. Careless, as in appearance or workmanship
  3. Done poorly or too quickly; slapdash.
Showing or in the habit of using little care or attention:
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  1. Showing or in the habit of using little care or attention:
  2. Messy; not neat, elegant, or careful.
  3. Watery and unappetizing:
Marked by negligence; careless or slipshod:
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  1. Marked by negligence; careless or slipshod:
  2. Careless in appearance, habits, work, etc.; untidy; slipshod
  3. Untidy, as in dress or appearance.
Disorderly and unorganized:
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  1. Disorderly and unorganized:
  2. Not tidy; not neat or in good order; slovenly; messy
  3. Not neat and tidy; sloppy.
Causing one to be unable to remember.
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  1. Causing one to be unable to remember.
  2. Unable to remember things well; liable to forget.
  3. Marked by neglectful or heedless failure to remember:
Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
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  1. Not taking heed; careless; unmindful
  2. Unaware, without noticing
  3. Marked by or paying little heed; unmindful or thoughtless.
Having no intelligent purpose, meaning, or direction:
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  1. Having no intelligent purpose, meaning, or direction:
  2. Taking no thought; heedless or careless (of); unmindful
  3. Not using one's mind; showing little or no intelligence or intellect; senseless or thoughtless
Not concerned
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  1. Not concerned
  2. Not interested; indifferent
  3. Not worried, anxious or apprehensive.
  1. Lacking awareness; oblivious
  2. Failing to remember or recognize something; heedless
  3. Not mindful or attentive; forgetful; heedless; careless
Not taking due thought; thoughtless or heedless:
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  1. Not taking due thought; thoughtless or heedless:
  2. Exhibiting a lack of thought:
  3. Lacking the ability to think; nonrational
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