['keələsnəs] or ['kɛrlɪsnɪs]
(noun.) the quality of not being careful or taking pains.
(n.) The quality or state of being careless; heedlessness; negligenece; inattention.
n. Thoughtlessness, heedlessness, inattention, inadvertence, inconsiderateness, remissness, listlessness.
- At this moment, Legree sauntered up to the door of the shed, looked in, with a dogged air of affected carelessness, and turned away. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- Augustine's cheek flushed; but he only observed, with his usual sarcastic carelessness. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- And in oligarchical States, from the general spread of carelessness and extravagance, men of good family have often been reduced to beggary? 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Yes; at least I have heard Sam's account of the matter,' said Mr. Pickwick, with affected carelessness. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- Henry Crawford, who meanwhile had taken up the play, and with seeming carelessness was turning over the first act, soon settled the business. 简·奥斯汀. 曼斯菲尔德庄园.
- He was sorry, but his sympathy did not move his carelessness to do anything but feel sorry. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- Though she called me boy so often, and with a carelessness that was far from complimentary, she was of about my own age. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- A certain easy-going belief in human nature, and even a certain carelessness of attitude toward business affairs, are here revealed. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- Honest mistakes may be tolerated, but not carelessness, incompetence, or lack of attention to business. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- For all his seeming levity and carelessness, he knew whatever he chose to know of the thoughts of her heart. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- That was in my green days, and I soon learned that the failure of an experiment never discourages him unless it is by reason of the carelessness of the man making it. 弗兰克·刘易斯·戴尔. 爱迪生的生平和发明.
- It is remarkable that her carelessness never compromises her refinement. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- As fairly as a captive can strike, said De Bracy, with apparent carelessness; for he whose hands are tied should have his tongue at freedom. 沃尔特·司各特. 艾凡赫.
- Pardon my seeming carelessness, Ferguson. 马克·吐温. 傻子出国记.
- It is customary to frown upon such aimless random activity, treating it as willful mischief or carelessness or lawlessness. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.