Definition of "wanton"
  1. An act of extreme recklessness or gross negligence, typically concerned with the safety of people or property, which may justify a severe charge if harm results
How to use "wanton" in a sentence
  1. His wanton act of firing a handgun in a busy plaza could have resulted in chaos.
  2. Racing past the school during dismissal time was a wanton act that put children's lives at risk.
  3. The judge ruled that the company's disregard for environmental standards was wanton.

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