The definition of careless is not paying proper attention to detail or not taking care to do something well enough or correctly.
Feeling or showing little or no emotion; unresponsive.
Performed or performing automatically and impersonally
In accord with established procedure:
Marked by insufficient inhalation of air; weak:
Moving or acting rapidly.
Relating to, produced by, or dominated by physical forces:
Neutral in quality, as a chemical, magnet, etc.; inactive
Not influenced by personal interest or selfish motives; impartial; unbiased
Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; lethargic:
Free from passion or emotion; impassive; calm
Accurately or thoroughly done or made; painstaking
Very exact, accurate, or painstaking, esp. with regard to details
Strictly distinguished from others; very:
Showing or characterized by thought; serious
Socialized with only occasionally; not close or intimate:
Casual; cursory; incidental
For (the sake of) form; as a matter of form
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