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ˈhid lɪsheed·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heedless, unheedingadjective

    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, recklessadjective

    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. heedlessadjective

    unaware, without noticing

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Heedlessadjective

    Negligent; inattentive; careless; thoughtless; regardless; unobserving.

    Etymology: from heed.

    The heedless lover does not know
    Whose eyes they are that wound him so. Edmund Waller.

    Heedless of verse, and hopeless of the crown,
    Scarce half a wit, and more than half a clown. Dryden.

    Some ideas, which have more than once offered themselves to the senses, have yet been little taken notice of; the mind being either heedless, as in children, or otherwise employed, as in men. John Locke.


  1. heedless

    Heedless is defined as showing a reckless lack of care or attention. It refers to the disregard or ignorance toward warnings or advice, often resulting in negative consequences.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Heedlessadjective

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heedless in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heedless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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