be careless

See: neglect
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The spokesperson added that the specific charge of "causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed limit" is also used in cases where the manner of driving is deemed to be careless or inconsiderate, but the offending is aggravated by the excessive consumption of drugs or alcohol.
There will always be careless and thoughtless individuals who behave as described and who do things which unbefit them but to describe them in such derogatory terms is unjustifiable and just plain wrong.
Patriots (-4) at Bills: As Bills QB Alex Van Pelt scrambles around and absorbs the occasional sack, fumble or interception, I am reminded of Vito Corleone's counsel to Michael in ``The Godfather'': Women and children can be careless but not men.