Ruth vs Reckless - What's the difference?
As a proper noun ruth
is a book of the old testament and the hebrew tanakh.
As an adjective reckless is
careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(archaic) Sorrow for the misery of another; pity, compassion; mercy.
* 1847 , , (Jane Eyre) , Chapter IV, 1859, New York, Harper & Brothers,
- It was my fortune to be at Rome'', upon a day that one ''Catena , a notorious high-way theefe, was executed: at his strangling no man of the companie seemed to be mooved to any ruth .
* 2011 , Turisas (Mathias Nygård),
- under her light eyebrows glimmered an eye devoid of ruth .
- Scum they are! —Foe of mankind!
* 1896 , , (A Shropshire Lad)'', XLIV, 2005, ''The Works of A. E. Housman'' [1994, ''The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman ],
- Clear the sea! —Show no ruth !
* ~1937 , J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fall of Arthur
- Now to your grave shall friend and stranger / With ruth and some with envy come.
- He mourned too late
(obsolete) Sorrow; misery; distress.
(obsolete) Something which causes regret or sorrow; a pitiful sight.
- In ruth for the rending of the Round Table.
* (l), (l) (obsolete)
Careless or heedless; headstrong or rash.
Indifferent to danger or the consequences.