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heedless (adj.)

"without regard," 1570s, from heed (n.) + -less. Related: Heedlessly; heedlessness. Spenser has heedlesshood.

updated on June 12, 2015

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Definitions of heedless from WordNet

heedless (adj.)
marked by or paying little heed or attention; "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt;
heedless of the child's crying
heedless of danger
Synonyms: unheeding
heedless (adj.)
characterized by careless unconcern; "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton;
Synonyms: reckless
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