recklessly Definition

  • 1without thinking or caring about the consequences of an action; rashly
  • 2in a way that is dangerous and not caring about danger to yourself or others

Using recklessly: Examples

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

  • Example

    He drove recklessly through the streets, endangering himself and others.

  • Example

    She spent her money recklessly, without considering her future needs.

  • Example

    The company acted recklessly in its pursuit of profit, ignoring safety regulations.

recklessly Synonyms and Antonyms

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Summary: recklessly in Brief

'Recklessly' [ˈrɛkləsli] describes an action taken without concern for the consequences, often in a dangerous or rash manner. Examples include driving recklessly, spending money recklessly, or acting recklessly in pursuit of profit. Synonyms include 'carelessly,' 'heedlessly,' and 'thoughtlessly.'