carelessly Definition

without care; without paying attention to what you are doing.

Using carelessly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "carelessly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She carelessly threw the vase on the floor.

  • Example

    He carelessly left his phone at the restaurant.

  • Example

    The driver carelessly ran a red light and caused an accident.

carelessly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for carelessly


Summary: carelessly in Brief

The adverb 'carelessly' [ˈkeələsli] means doing something without care or attention. It is often used to describe reckless or thoughtless behavior, as in 'She carelessly threw the vase on the floor.' The opposite of carelessly is carefully, attentively, or conscientiously.