Synonyms for (adjective) incautious

Synonyms: incautious

Definition: carelessly failing to exercise proper caution

Usage: an incautious step sent her headlong down the stairs

Similar words: careless

Definition: marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful

Usage: careless about her clothes; forgotten by some careless person; a careless housekeeper; careless proofreading; it was a careless mistake; hurt by a careless remark


Synonyms: incautious

Definition: lacking in caution

Usage: an incautious remark; incautious talk

Similar words: impetuous, impulsive, hotheaded, brainish, tearaway, madcap

Definition: characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation

Usage: a hotheaded decision; liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers; an impetuous display of spending and gambling; madcap escapades; (`brainish' is archaic)