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The synonyms of “Recklessness” are: foolhardiness, rashness
Recklessness as a Noun
Definitions of "Recklessness" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “recklessness” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Lack of regard for the danger or consequences of one's actions; rashness.
- The trait of giving little thought to danger.
Synonyms of "Recklessness" as a noun (2 Words)
|foolhardiness||The trait of giving little thought to danger.|
|rashness||The trait of giving little thought to danger.|
Usage Examples of "Recklessness" as a noun
- To fire a loaded shotgun was an act of utmost recklessness.
- The recklessness of youth.
Associations of "Recklessness" (30 Words)
|aggressive||Tending to spread quickly.|
We needed more growth to pursue our aggressive acquisition strategy.
|antagonistic||Incapable of harmonious association.|
His antagonistic brusqueness.
|antisocial||Relating to or having an antisocial personality disorder.|
Criminal behavior or conduct that violates the rights of other individuals is antisocial.
|brawl||A rough or noisy fight or quarrel.|
He d got into a drunken brawl in a bar.
|careless||(usually followed by `of’) without due thought or consideration.|
Forgotten by some careless person.
|combative||Having or showing a ready disposition to fight.|
He made some enemies with his combative style.
|ferocious||Marked by extreme and violent energy.|
A ferocious headache.
|ferocity||The property of being wild or turbulent.|
She hated him with a ferocity that astonished her.
|foolhardy||Recklessly bold or rash.|
Foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker.
|foolish||Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.|
A foolish decision.
He drove at a furious speed.
|heedless||Characterized by careless unconcern- Edith Wharton.|
Elaine she shouted heedless of attracting unwanted attention.
|hostile||(of a takeover bid) opposed by the company to be bought.|
Hostile tender offer.
|inadvertent||Not resulting from or achieved through deliberate planning.|
An inadvertent administrative error occurred that resulted in an overpayment.
The policy was inimical to Britain s real interests.
|militant||A militant reformer.|
Militant in fighting for better wages for workers.
|oblivious||Failing to keep in mind.|
Oblivious old age.
|psychopath||Someone with a sociopathic personality a person with an antisocial personality disorder psychopath was once widely used but has now been superseded by sociopath.|
Playground psychopaths will gather around a fight to encourage the combatants.
|quarrelsome||Given to quarreling.|
A moody quarrelsome man.
|rampage||Violently angry and destructive behavior.|
Several thousand demonstrators rampaged through the city.
|rash||Imprudently incurring risk- George Meredith.|
Do something rash that he will forever repent.
|rashly||In a hasty and foolhardy manner.|
He rashly promised crime would fall sharply by September.
|regardless||Without due thought or consideration.|
He carried on regardless of the difficulties.
|sociopath||Someone with a sociopathic personality a person with an antisocial personality disorder psychopath was once widely used but has now been superseded by sociopath.|
He had a reckless and tempestuous streak.
|unmindful||Lacking conscious awareness of.|
Not unmindful of the heavy responsibility.
|unwary||Not alert to danger or deception- O.J.Campbell.|
Accidents can happen to the unwary traveller.
|violent||Marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions inclined to react violently fervid.|
A violent clash of colors.
|wanton||Growing profusely; luxuriant.|
Wanton one s money away.