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    word which means do something carelessly/unintentionally

    I want one word which means do something carelessly.
    e.g. (1) Suppose I kept a book near the edge of the stand in home and while I was going out I said to my brother please don't cause it to fall down by carelessly touching or pushing it.
    e.g. (2) I plugged TV wire to the switch but the wire was hanging loosely because its length was very big than the distance between TV and switch so I told my brother "please be careful otherwise you will cause it to shake then it will unplug or something"

    Please help me.

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    Re: word which means do something carelessly/unintentionally


    I guess "CLUMSILY" is the word....

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    Re: word which means do something carelessly/unintentionally

    You plugged the cord into the outlet?

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    Re: word which means do something carelessly/unintentionally

    Thank you Kps and Ronbee.
    You plugged the cord into the outlet?
    Yes. But the cord length was too lengthy than the distance between "outlet" and the cord which from T.V. slot. So it was hanging loosely and I said to my brother be careful otherwise you will be ended up with hitting/touching the wire carelessly and it would unplug.

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    Last edited by user_gary; 20-Aug-2007 at 05:50.

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    Re: word which means do something carelessly/unintentionally

    Thank you Iloveyou

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    Re: word which means do something carelessly/unintentionally

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    Thank you Kps and Ronbee.


    Yes. But the cord length was too lengthy than the distance between "outlet" and the cord which from T.V. slot. So it was hanging loosely and I said to my brother be careful otherwise you will be ended up with hitting/touching the wire carelessly and it would unplug.

    Please help me.
    So, the cord was too long?

    Try:
    Don't be careless.

    Or:

    Please be careful.

    Or:

    Pay attention!

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    Re: word which means do something carelessly/unintentionally

    I think the word is "absentminded"

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I want one word which means do something carelessly.
    e.g. (1) Suppose I kept a book near the edge of the stand in home and while I was going out I said to my brother please don't cause it to fall down by carelessly touching or pushing it.
    e.g. (2) I plugged TV wire to the switch but the wire was hanging loosely because its length was very big than the distance between TV and switch so I told my brother "please be careful otherwise you will cause it to shake then it will unplug or something"

    Please help me.

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