Rashness - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈræʃnəs|
Brit.  |ˈræʃnəs|

noun

- the trait of acting rashly and without prudence (syn: heedlessness, mindlessness)
- the trait of giving little thought to danger (syn: foolhardiness, recklessness)

Examples

Their rash actions resulted in a serious accident that could have killed someone.

Don't be rash about this decision. Take your time.

It was rash of you to make that promise.

The baby has a skin rash.

The doctor said she developed the rash because of the medicine.

I break out in a rash if I eat shellfish.

Symptoms of the disease include rash and fever.

There has been a rash of robberies in the city this summer.

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