reckless

  • 1 reckless — reck·less adj: characterized by the creation of a substantial and unjustifiable risk to the lives, safety, or rights of others and by a conscious and sometimes wanton and willful disregard for or indifference to that risk that is a gross… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Reckless — may refer to:In fiction: * Reckless (1935 film), directed by Victor Fleming * Reckless (1984 film), starring Aidan Quinn and Daryl Hannah * Reckless (1995 film), featuring Mia Farrow * Reckless (TV serial), a 1998 serial starring Francesca Annis… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Reckless — ist der Name folgender Personen: Walter C. Reckless (1898–1988), US amerikanischer Soziologe und Kriminologe DJ Reckless (oder Reckless, bürgerlich Marvin Matzerok; * 1980), deutscher Musikproduzent und Inhaber des Plattenlabels Reckless Records… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 reckless — reck‧less [ˈrekləs] adjective not thinking or caring about the possible bad or dangerous results of your actions. In some cases someone s actions may be illegal if a court decides they have been reckless: • He was fined £80 for reckless driving.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 Reckless — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Reckless Álbum de Bryan Adams Publicación 1984 Género(s) Pop, Rock …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 6 Reckless — Reck less, a. [AS. reccele[ a]s, r[=e]cele[ a]s.] 1. Inattentive to duty; careless; neglectful; indifferent. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Rashly negligent; utterly careless or heedless. [1913 Webster] It made the king as reckless as them diligent.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 reckless — O.E. receleas careless, thoughtless, heedless, earlier reccileas, from leas less + *rece, recce care, heed, from reccan to care, from W.Gmc. *rokjan (Cf. O.S. rokjan, M.Du. roeken, O.N. rækja to care for, O.H.G. gir …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 Reckless —    Drame de James Foley, avec Aidan Quinn, Daryl Hannah, Cliff de Young.   Pays: États Unis   Date de sortie: 1983   Technique: couleurs   Durée: 1 h 33    Résumé    Un adolescent taciturne et sauvage noue une idylle avec une jeune et jolie… …

    Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • 9 reckless — daring, daredevil, rash, foolhardy, venturesome, *adventurous Analogous words: *precipitate, sudden, hasty, headlong, impetuous, abrupt: desperate, hopeless (see DESPONDENT) Antonyms: calculating Contrasted words: *cautious, circumspect, wary,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 reckless — [adj] irresponsible in thought, deed adventuresome, adventurous, any which way*, audacious, brash, breakneck, carefree, careless, daredevil, daring, desperate, devil may care*, fast and loose*, feckless, foolhardy, harebrained, hasty, headlong,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 reckless — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ without thought or care for the consequences of an action. DERIVATIVES recklessly adverb recklessness noun. ORIGIN Old English, from a base meaning «care» …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 reckless — [rek′lis] adj. [ME reckeles < OE recceleas: see RECK & LESS] 1. careless; heedless 2. not regarding consequences; headlong and irresponsible; rash recklessly adv. recklessness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 13 reckless — Not recking; careless, heedless, inattentive; indifferent to consequences. According to circumstances it may mean desperately heedless, wanton or willful, or it may mean only careless, inattentive, or negligent. For conduct to be reckless it must …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 reckless — 01. I wouldn t get in a car with that guy; he s such a [reckless] driver. 02. The police have determined that the accident was caused by [reckless] driving on the part of the truck driver. 03. She is a really [reckless] driver; I wouldn t go with …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 Reckless — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Reckless peut être : le titre anglais de la comédie musicale Imprudente jeunesse réalisée par Victor Fleming en 1935 le titre anglais du film… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 16 reckless — adj. reckless to + inf. (it was reckless of them to go out alone at night) * * * [ reklɪs] reckless to + inf. (it was reckless of them to go out alone at night) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 reckless — /ˈrɛkləs / (say rekluhs) adjective 1. utterly careless of the consequences of action; without caution: a reckless driver. 2. characterised by or proceeding from such carelessness: reckless extravagance. –phrase 3. reckless of, careless of the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 Reckless — Recorded in many forms including Reckas, Reckhouse, Reckless, Reckliss, Reckus, Rickhouse, and Rickhuss, this is a most unusual English medieval surname. It has nothing to do with wrecks of any sort or reckless behaviour, and is almost certainly… …

    Surnames reference

  • 19 reckless — reck|less [ˈrekləs] adj [: Old English; Origin: recceleas] not caring or worrying about the possible bad or dangerous results of your actions ▪ He was accused of causing death by reckless driving . ▪ a reckless disregard for safety ▪ He dashed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 reckless — [[t]re̱kləs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that someone is reckless, you mean that they act in a way which shows that they do not care about danger or the effect their behaviour will have on other people. She loved to ride; on horseback, she was… …

    English dictionary


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