without anxiety or worry.
requiring little care:
A long, precious hour was still ahead of them, rich in care-free pleasures and oblivion.
The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann
Gay, laughing, healthy, buxom—a natural product of her care-free environment.
Theft Jack London
Their care-free existence enables them to attain the highest average age.
Woman and Socialism August Bebel
Their well-kept, happy, care-free condition did not make them freemen.
Usury Calvin Elliott
The happy, care-free people were going still about the world.
My Little Sister Elizabeth Robins
And now, suddenly, he was care-free, filled with an absurd joy.
Two Thousand Miles Below Charles Willard Diffin
And what a gay, care-free life Denver led, as viewed by her through the eyes of Mrs. Dudley!
Justin Wingate, Ranchman John H. Whitson
She laughed, she ran, she reveled in being just her care-free, girlish self.
The Wall Street Girl Frederick Orin Bartlett
A dream-like, care-free life, lived by a people sweet to know, handsome and generous and loving.
White Shadows in the South Seas Frederick O’Brien
As much as she loved her care-free Judy, she never quite approved of her.
Molly Brown’s Senior Days Nell Speed
without worry or responsibility
also carefree, “free from cares,” 1795, from care (n.) + free (adj.). In Old English and Middle English this idea was expressed by careless.
without anxiety or worry. requiring little care: carefree fabrics. Contemporary Examples We went to take our leave and for 20 minutes for some reason, he was, a word you never hear about Nixon, he was carefree. David Frost on Frost/Nixon The Daily Beast December 5, 2008 Her jauntiness and carefree attitude appeals to him; the […]
cautious in one’s actions: Be careful when you cross the street. taking pains in one’s work; exact; thorough: a careful typist. (of things) done or performed with accuracy or caution: careful research. solicitously mindful (usually followed by of, about, or in): careful of the rights of others; careful about one’s behavior; careful in speech. Archaic. […]
a person who cares for someone who is sick or disabled. an adult who cares for an infant or child. Contemporary Examples For Easley, one of the most important steps to helping her husband was learning to legitimize her own position as a caregiver. When the War Comes Home Sara Stewart October 15, 2014 Over […]
a label attached to a garment or fabric giving the manufacturer’s instructions for its care and cleaning.