Carefree vs Reckless - What's the difference?

carefree | reckless |


As adjectives the difference between carefree and reckless

is that carefree is without cares; free of concern or worries; easy; casual; without difficulty while reckless is careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.

carefree

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Without cares; free of concern or worries; easy; casual; without difficulty.
  • He left his cell phone behind and enjoyed a carefree summer day at the beach.

    Derived terms

    * carefreeness

    reckless

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.
  • Indifferent to danger or the consequences.
  • Antonyms

    * (l)

    Derived terms

    * recklessness

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