- Willfully, in reckless disregard of the rights of others and of the likelihood of injury to another. Commonwealth v Byard, 200 Mass 175, 86 NE 285. Heartlessly; evincing a wicked or mischievous intent. Jennings v Cooper (Mo App) 230 SW 325.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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Wantonly — Wan ton*ly, adv. 1. In a wanton manner; without regularity or restraint; loosely; sportively; gayly; playfully; recklessly; lasciviously. [1913 Webster] 2. Unintentionally; accidentally. [Obs.] J. Dee. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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