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carefree

[kair-free] /ˈkɛərˌfri/
adjective
1.
without anxiety or worry.
2.
requiring little care:
carefree fabrics.
Origin of carefree
1785-1795
1785-95; care + free
Related forms
carefreeness, noun
Synonyms
1. lighthearted, joyous, elated, cheerful, gleeful, blithe.
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  • But then they would go to sleep again, with the carefree innocence of children, with no suspicions, and without alarm.

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  • Then Beatrice cited how carefree Jill Briggs was with her four children.

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  • He is prudent and sacrifices the immediate petty delights to the advantage of a carefree age.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • They were happy and carefree, seemingly without a worry in their lives.

  • It was what might be expected—a gay, carefree holiday crowd.

    Man of Many Minds E. Everett Evans
British Dictionary definitions for carefree

carefree

/ˈkɛəˌfriː/
adjective
1.
without worry or responsibility
Derived Forms
carefreeness, noun
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