- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. precipitate, hasty, careless, hit or miss; superficial, sketchy, rough, hack, sloppy. See haste. Ant., careful, methodical.II(Roget's IV) modif.Syn. hasty, perfunctory, cursory, slipshod; see careless 1 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.careless, hasty, impetuous, haphazard, sloppy, slipshod, casual, harum-scarum.ANT.: careful, meticulousIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Indifferent to correctness, accuracy, or neatness: careless, messy, slipshod, sloppy, slovenly, untidy. See CAREFUL. 2. Characterized by unthinking boldness and haste: brash, foolhardy, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, hotheaded, ill-considered, impetuous, improvident, impulsive, incautious, madcap, precipitant, precipitate, rash1, reckless, temerarious, unconsidered. See CAREFUL.
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