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Signs for CARELESS
Definition: Not giving sufficient attention or thought to avoiding harm or errors; taking insufficient care; not careful; unheeding; unthinking.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant upright "V" hand (handshape), palm facing left (orientation, in front of the face (location), moves toward the left/downward in nearly an arc (movement), mouthing "th" (non-manual signal or NMS).
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant upright "V" handshape, palm facing left, in front of the face moves leftward twice.
Semantic variation: not paying proper attention to detail or not taking care to do something well enough or correctly; mistake.
Not concerned or worried about; sloppy.
Related signs: FORGETFUL, ABSENT-MINDED, INATTENTIVE, SLOPPY, NEGLIGENT, IRRESPONSIBLE.
[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]
Written ASL digit for CARELESS. The movement may be once (one dot) or twice (two dots), depending on the meanings. [Contributed by ASLwrite, 2019]