recklessness

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English reklesnes, from Old English rēcelēasnes (recklessness, carelessness, negligence), equivalent to reckless +‎ -ness.

Noun[edit]

recklessness (uncountable)

  1. The state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.
    His recklessness repeatedly put him in danger.

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