Definitions for heedlessˈhid lɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

heed•lessˈhid lɪs(adj.)

  1. careless; thoughtless; unmindful.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heedless, unheeding(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 danger"; "heedless of the child's crying"

  2. heedless, reckless(adj)

    characterized by careless unconcern

    "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering of public funds"


  1. heedless(Adjective)

    unaware, without noticing

    Sing we joyous, all together, heedless of the wind and weather

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heedless(adj)

    without heed or care; inattentive; careless; thoughtless; unobservant

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(especially with of ) careless; paying no attention

Heedless of the danger, he ran into the burning building to rescue the girl.

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