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"Careless" is an adjective which is often translated as "descuidado", and "carefree" is an adjective which is often translated as "despreocupado". Learn more about the difference between "careless" and "carefree" below.
careless(
kehr
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lihs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (negligent)
a. descuidado
You're so careless! Next time, lock the door.¡Qué descuidado eres! La próxima vez cierra la puerta con llave.
b. poco cuidadoso
She's very careless with her belongings.Es poco cuidadosa con sus cosas.
c. negligente
It was a careless oversight that would have major repercussions.Fue un olvido negligente que tendría graves consecuencias.
d. poco cuidado (work)
His essay was a careless piece of work, full of mistakes.Su ensayo era un trabajo poco cuidado, lleno de errores.
2. (unconcerned)
a. indiferente
She went ahead, careless of the consequences.Siguió adelante, indiferente a las consecuencias.
3. (casual)
a. natural
He had the careless elegance that only the upper classes possessed.Tenía esa elegancia natural que solo las clases altas poseían.
4. (carefree)
a. despreocupado
Do you remember those careless times when we had no responsibilities?¿Recuerdas esos tiempos despreocupados en los que no teníamos responsabilidades?
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carefree(
kehr
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fri
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (free of worries)
a. despreocupado
I was carefree until my children were born.Era despreocupado antes de nacer mis hijos.
b. sin preocupaciones
I love spending carefree days on the beach in the summer.Me encanta pasar días sin preocupaciones en la playa durante el verano.
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