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.
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First Known Use of heedful
Synonymsalert, cautious, chary, circumspect, conservative, considerate, gingerly, guarded, careful, safe, wary
Antonymscareless, heedless, incautious, unguarded, unmindful, unsafe, unwary
Related Wordsadvertent, attentive, awake, observant, regardful, vigilant, watchful; hypercautious; foresighted, foresightful, forethoughtful, provident, thoughtful; cagey (also cagy), calculating, canny, shrewd; deliberate, slow; ultracareful, ultracautious
Near Antonymsbold, brash, impetuous, rash, reckless, venturesome; asleep, inattentive, regardless; inconsiderate, thoughtless; lax, neglectful, negligent, remiss; imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious; absentminded, forgetful; inadvertent, unintentional, unplanned
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