Careless vs. Imprudent
Careless and Imprudent Definitions
Taking insufficient care; negligent
A careless housekeeper.
Unwise or indiscreet; not prudent.
Marked by or resulting from lack of forethought or thoroughness
A careless mistake.
Not prudent; lacking prudence or discretion; indiscreet; injudicious; not paying attention to the consequences of one's actions
Showing a lack of consideration
A careless remark.
Not prudent; wanting in prudence or discretion; indiscreet; injudicious; not attentive to consequence; improper.
Her majesty took a great dislike at the imprudent behavior of many of the ministers and readers.
Unconcerned or indifferent; heedless
Careless of the consequences.
Not prudent or wise;
Very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas
Would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy
Unstudied or effortless
Danced with careless grace.
Lacking wise self-restraint;
An imprudent remark
Exhibiting a disposition that is free from cares; cheerful
A careless grin.
A careless wave of the hand.
Not concerned or worried (about).
Not giving sufficient attention or thought, especially concerning the avoidance of harm or mistakes.
Jessica was so careless that she put her shorts on backwards.
(archaic) Free from care; unworried, without anxiety.
Free from care or anxiety. hence, cheerful; light-hearted.
Sleep she as sound as careless infancy.
Having no care; not taking ordinary or proper care; negligent; unconcerned; heedless; inattentive; unmindful; regardless.
My brother was too careless of his charge.
He grew careless of himself.
Without thought or purpose; without due care; without attention to rule or system; unstudied; inconsiderate; spontaneous; rash; as, a careless throw; a careless expression.
He framed the careless rhyme.
Not receiving care; uncared for.
Their many wounds and careless harms.
Marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful;
Careless about her clothes
Forgotten by some careless person
A careless housekeeper
It was a careless mistake
Hurt by a careless remark
Effortless and unstudied;
An impression of careless elegance
Danced with careless grace
(usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration;
Careless of the consequences
The proverbial grasshopper--thoughtless of tomorrow
Crushing the blooms with regardless tread
Showing an unthinking lack of consideration;
A careless remark