Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not cautious; rash.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. careless, reckless, not exercising proper caution

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. lacking in caution
  • adj. carelessly failing to exercise proper caution

Etymologies

negative in- + cautious (Wiktionary)

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