Part of speech:
Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
Easily excited, upset, etc.
Given to or characterized by neglect, especially habitual neglect:
Marked by or exhibiting a lack of reliability.
Changeable or unstable in affection, interest, loyalty, etc.; capricious
Too hasty or incautious in acting or speaking; reckless
Not constant; fluctuating:
Lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; idle:
The definition of lax is being relaxed or not strict.
Characterized by a lack of ambition or energy:
Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
Jovial and rakish in manner.
Worthy of trust; dependable; reliable
Free from troubles or worry
Lacking or exhibiting a lack of good sense or judgment; silly:
The definition of harum-scarum is done in a reckless way.
Lacking the emotional maturity, sense of responsibility, etc. characteristic of an adult, or of others one's own age
Acting or done quickly with little or inadequate thought.
Not handling practical matters well
Marked by a lack of accord with reason or sound judgment:
Exhibiting a lack of thought:
Seeing or disposed to see visions
Acting or working in a thoughtful, painstaking way
Obliged to account for one's acts; responsible
The definition of liable is being likely to do or experience something or to having legal responsibility for something.
The definition of reliable is dependable or capable of being trusted.
The definition of heedless is a person who is careless.
Not attentive; heedless; negligent
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