reckless

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English rekles, reckeles, from Old English rēcelēas (reckless, careless, negligent), equivalent to reck +‎ -less. Cognate with Dutch roekeloos (reckless), German ruchlos (careless, notorious).

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reckless (comparative recklesser or more reckless, superlative recklessest or most reckless)

  1. Careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.
  2. Indifferent to danger or the consequences.

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