descuido = carelessness masculine noun

descuido

masculine noun
masculine noun

English Translation of DESCUIDO

1
: carelessness, negligence
la colisión ocurrió por un descuido del maquinistathe crash was caused by a careless mistake on the part of the driver
se me olvidó invitarla por descuidoI carelessly forgot to invite her
dejó caer el pañuelo como por descuidoshe dropped her handkerchief as if by accident
no toleran el descuido en el aspecto externothey don't tolerate any carelessness in one's appearance
con descuidocarelessly
2
: slip, oversight
en un descuido le robaron el bolsoher bag was stolen when she wasn't looking or in a moment of inattention
al menor descuido te puedes salir de la carreteraif your attention wanders or if you get distracted, even for a moment, the car can go off the road

Related to DESCUIDO

Sometimes Confused With: descuido (descuidar), descuidó (descuidar)

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