Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not cautious; rash.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not cautious; unwary; not circumspect; heedless.
  • Synonyms Indiscreet, imprudent, impolitic, uncircumspect, inconsiderate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not cautious; not circumspect; not attending to the circumstances on which safety and interest depend; heedless; careless

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking in caution
  • adjective carelessly failing to exercise proper caution

Etymologies

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negative in- + cautious

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