Legal Definition and Related Resources of Reckless

Meaning of Reckless

careless , heedless , inattentive, wanton or wilful , indifferent to consequences.

Synonyms of Reckless


  • careless
  • disregardful
  • foolhardy
  • foolish
  • hasty
  • heedless
  • impetuous
  • improvident
  • imprudent
  • impulsive
  • inattentive
  • incautious
  • incautus
  • inconsiderate
  • inconsideratus
  • indifferent
  • indiscreet
  • injudicious
  • insensible
  • irrational
  • irresponsible
  • mindless
  • neglectful
  • neglegens
  • negligent
  • overconfident
  • overhasty
  • precipitate
  • temerous
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • uncircumspect
  • unconcerned
  • unheeding
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unthinking
  • unwary
  • unwatchful
  • unwise
  • wanton
  • wild
  • without caution
  • without prudence Associated Concepts: reckless abandon
  • reckless conduct
  • reckless disregard
  • reckless driving
  • reckless endangerment
  • reckless indifference

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Gross Negligence, Indifference, Indifferent, Involuntary Manslaughter, Killing By Misadventure, Malice, Shock.

Translate Reckless from English to Spanish

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See Also

  • Care
  • Negligence
  • Wanton






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