[ UK /ɹˈɛkləsnəs/ ]
[ US /ˈɹɛkɫəsnəs/ ]
  1. the trait of giving little thought to danger
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How To Use recklessness In A Sentence

  • Youthful irresponsibility quickly evolved into recklessness, vanity, intolerance of rivals, and drunken debauch, so, by 1827, loss of respectability was accompanied by visible physical disintegration.
  • Suddenly it is not so clear where one draws the line between courage and recklessness, persistence and fatalism, pacifism and passivity, war and revenge.
  • It was inevitable that both would act in the same interests, and command support against putative extravagance and recklessness.
  • Failure is the consequence of laziness, irresponsibility, recklessness and emotional stupidity. Dr T.P.Chia 
  • Your recklessness would hardly go that far, and your accomplice was toot skilled enough in arson to succeed, but he has been arrested and is awaiting trial in Brooklyn jail. Prudence Crandall, Woman of Courage
  • All four pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal, conspiracy to commit criminal damage and recklessness endangering life. Times, Sunday Times
  • They range from the poor state of the roads to sheer recklessness on the part of some drivers who have nigh on abandoned all road safety rules.
  • LAGOS - THE Lagos Police Command has expressed concern over what it described as "alarming rate of death arising from motor accidents in Lagos metropolis" in the wake of auto crashes which claimed five lives which were attributed to the drivers 'recklessness. Vanguard
  • A Nazis poke to peculiarity this bargain to their prerogative along with inside recklessness, Toulon commits self-murder .
  • To which I say, wow, even George Bush's "decisiveness" can't hold a candle to the recklessness of John McCain. Robert Koehler: The Time Has Come
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