The definition of reckless is something that is done foolishly, carelessly, or without thinking about the consequences.(adjective)
An example of behavior that would be described as reckless driving is driving 110 miles an hour down a highway with a speed limit of 55.
See reckless in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME reckeles < OE recceleas: see reck & -less
See reckless in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English reckeles
Origin: , from Old English rēcelēas; see reg- in Indo-European roots.
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