What is the opposite of care?

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(someone or something) Opposite for the state of supervising, protecting, and maintaining the health and welfare of
“Due to her negligence, Lily had lost the rights to her children.”
Opposite for complete and focused attention, usually to avoid the risk of hurt or damage
“His inattentiveness nearly cost the team the game at the very last second.”
Opposite for judiciousness in the manner in which one thinks before acting or speaking
“Time and time again, it has been proven that the injudiciousness of your actions have led to the unnecessary damage of public property.”
(count noun) Opposite for a feeling of worry or anxiety
“Despite the results not falling her way, there was a sense of carefreeness about her, and she was convinced that everything would still be ok.”
Opposite for a humanitarian treatment or consideration for others
“His actions speaks volumes about his blatant disregard for his fellow men.”
(care for) Opposite for to look after
“It was a common trait among the male species to abandon its young family once they were old enough to fend for themselves.”
(care for) Opposite for to manage or be in charge of
“When it became clear that he was suffering from Alzheimer's, Barry decided to relinquish many of the company's most valuable accounts to his protege.”
(clausal, followed by for or about) Opposite for to place an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
“The best thing to do is to disregard all the negative noise and focus on getting the fundamentals right.”
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