What is the opposite of meticulous?

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Opposite of characterized by very precise, conscientious attention to details
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“Some surface damage may result from careless disc handling or simply from bad luck.”
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Opposite of thorough, to a great degree, with intensity
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Opposite of having, including, or paying attention to many small details or features
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Opposite of exact in correspondence or adherence to something
“For the kids, the rules can probably be adhered to in a loose manner.”
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(of statements or instructions) Opposite of precise and clear
“He's a good worker, but he will not understand what needs to be done if you give him vague instructions.”
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Opposite of arranged neatly and in order, or inclined to keep things neat and in order
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(of knowledge) Opposite of characterized by an attention to detail or thoroughness
“With only a superficial understanding of their position, students present their arguments half-heartedly.”
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Opposite of done under supervision or control
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Opposite of detailed and complicated in design and planning, involving many carefully arranged elements
“My poached asparagus and ricotta looked rather minimalistic on the white porcelain plate when it arrived.”
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Opposite of displaying logic and common sense
“Her explanation for her bad behavior was completely illogical.”
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Opposite of accurate
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Opposite of prompt or on time
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Opposite of strict or exacting in standards
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