heedful

adjective
heed·ful | \ ˈhēd-fəl \

Definition of heedful 

: taking heed : attentive heedful of what they were doing

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heedfully \ˈhēd-fə-lē \ adverb
heedfulness noun

Examples of heedful in a Sentence

heedful of snakes, we watched our footing while walking through the tall grass to the lake's edge

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McMillan initially promised to train fissile material handlers to be more heedful of plutonium-handling perils, for example, and to bring the inventory and safety documents guiding their work up to date. R. Jeffrey Smith, Science | AAAS, "Safety problems at a Los Alamos laboratory," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of heedful

1540, in the meaning defined above

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