Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    An entire failure to exercise care, or the exercise of so slight a degree as to justify the belief that there was an indifference to the interest and welfare of others. See 107 Cal. 317, 48 Am. St. Rep. 132, 40 Pac. 432.