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Definition of fecklessness word

  • noun fecklessness The state of being feckless. 1

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fecklessness popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for fecklessness

noun fecklessness

  • irresponsibility — said, done, or characterized by a lack of a sense of responsibility: His refusal to work shows him to be completely irresponsible.
  • hopelessness — providing no hope; beyond optimism or hope; desperate: a hopeless case of cancer.
  • spineless — having no spines or quills.
  • feebleness — physically weak, as from age or sickness; frail.
  • aimlessness — The state or quality of being aimless, or without purpose or direction.

Antonyms for fecklessness

noun fecklessness

  • dynamism — The quality of being characterized by vigorous activity and progress.
  • busyness — the quality or condition of being busy.
  • energy — The strength and vitality required for sustained physical or mental activity.
  • happiness — the quality or state of being happy.
  • liveliness — full or suggestive of life or vital energy; active, vigorous, or brisk: a lively discussion.

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