Recklessness meaning

The state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.

His recklessness repeatedly put him in danger.

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Origin of recklessness

  • From Middle English reklesnes, from Old English rÄ“celÄ“asnes (“recklessness, carelessness, negligence"), equivalent to reckless +"Ž -ness.

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