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carefree

[kair-free] /ˈkɛərˌfri/
adjective
1.
without anxiety or worry.
2.
requiring little care:
carefree fabrics.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; care + free
Related forms
carefreeness, noun
Synonyms
1. lighthearted, joyous, elated, cheerful, gleeful, blithe.
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Examples for carefree
  • They are extremely anxious when before they were carefree happy little tail waggers.
  • IT is not a carefree, happy-go-lucky, all-expenses-paid luxurious romp.
  • How quickly the mood has swung in financial markets, from carefree bullishness to deep pessimism.
  • Looks great, however, and will provide a carefree travel piece.
  • Nasturtiums are carefree creepers with a range of flower colors.
  • Nintendo promises that the game gets significantly more difficult, requiring more precise aim, after the first carefree worlds.
  • The elite can no longer enjoy the summer in the same carefree spirit as their parents did.
  • He thinks his carefree nature will allow him to adapt to the situation.
  • Tough, carefree shrubs may not be bothered by such intrusion, but less rugged individuals may be weakened.
  • The casual containers imposed their own style--clean, cheerful, carefree.
British Dictionary definitions for carefree

carefree

/ˈkɛəˌfriː/
adjective
1.
without worry or responsibility
Derived Forms
carefreeness, noun
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Word Origin and History for carefree
carefree
"free from cares," 1795, from care (n.) + free.
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