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1. heedless

adjective. marked by or paying little heed or attention; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Synonyms

  • attentiveness
  • regardless
  • heed
  • careless
  • unheeding
  • regard
  • deaf
  • paying attention

Antonyms

  • heedful
  • interested
  • important
  • extraordinary

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • heed (English)
  • hedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. heedless

adjective. characterized by careless unconcern.

Synonyms

  • careless

Antonyms

  • partial
  • reactive

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • heed (English)
  • hedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word heedless


1. Adjective
The Quran, in fact, warns of such heedless behavior: “Be patient with those who worship their Lord in the mornings and evenings to seek His pleasure.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A panic attack may cause a dog to bolt -- such as from fireworks, the vacuum cleaner or thunder -- heedless of traffic, glass doors or other dangers in the environment.

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