Maladroit vs Reckless - What's the difference?

maladroit | reckless |


As adjectives the difference between maladroit and reckless

is that maladroit is inept; clumsy; awkward; not adroit while reckless is careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.

As a noun maladroit

is somebody who is inept, or lacking in skill, or talent.

maladroit

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • inept; clumsy; awkward; not adroit
  • Derived terms

    * maladroitly * maladroitness

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Somebody who is inept, or lacking in skill, or talent.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    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

    Anagrams

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