fecklessly fecklessly

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) with ineptitude; in an incompetent manner
  2. (adv) in a feckless manner; irresponsibly and incompetently

Usage(s):

  1. There is a sweet emptiness about them, a vacancy that leaves byslanders fecklessly trying to connect the dots of their personalities.
  2. Over the past generation, Florida's explosive but fecklessly managed growth drove up real estate values, and therefore property taxes, beyond the reach of more and more families.
  3. He's the outsider trying fecklessly to gain a purchase on a closed world.

Quotes

  • "I have watched this famous island descending incontinently, fecklessly, the stairway which leads to a dark gulf," Churchill wrote. "It is a fine broad stairway at the beginning, but after a bit the carpet ends. . . A little further on still...
    on Sep 19, 2006 By: Winston Churchill Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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