careless loss

See: waste
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A panic appointment, due to their careless loss of Martin O'Neill, a first class manager they had inherited.
The careless loss of civilian life, many believe, will turn the already volatile Yemen in a more radical direction as anti-American sentiment soared after the strike.
This goes way beyond the careless loss of a laptop or lapses in personal security that we have seen in recent times.
Wasted the display with careless loss of possession that led to Japan's opening goal.
Also careless loss and theft could reach a striking level, as early-seventeenth-century inventories of lost spoons at St.