be careless

See: neglect
References in periodicals archive ?
I have gathered enough energy to tell my friend to call the warden, the warden who seems to be careless and unaware of my ordeal.
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.