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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inattentiveness, heedlessnessnoun

    a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)

  2. heedlessness, mindlessness, rashnessnoun

    the trait of acting rashly and without prudence

  3. unmindfulness, heedlessness, inadvertence, inadvertencynoun

    the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities


  1. heedlessnessnoun

    The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Heedlessnessnoun

    Carelessness; thoughtlessness; negligence; inattention.

    Etymology: from heedless.

    In the little harms they suffer from knocks and falls, they should not be pitied, but bid do so again; which is a better way to cure their heedlessness. John Locke.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of heedlessness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of heedlessness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  • eas-ùmhlachdScottish Gaelic
  • disavvertenza, sventatezza, incuranza, disavvedutezza, sbadataggine, sventataggineItalian
  • indīligentia, neglegentia, temeritūdōLatin

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