heedless

adjective heed·less \ ˈhēd-ləs \

Definition of heedless

:not taking heed :inconsiderate, thoughtless
  • heedless follies of unbridled youth
  • —John DeBruyn

heedlessly

adverb

heedlessness

noun

Examples of heedless in a Sentence

  1. They remain heedless of their own safety.

  2. the heedless use of natural resources

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First Known Use of heedless

1565


HEEDLESS Defined for English Language Learners

heedless

adjective

Definition of heedless for English Language Learners

  • : not paying careful attention


HEEDLESS Defined for Kids

heedless

adjective heed·less \ ˈhēd-ləs \

Definition of heedless for Students

:not careful or attentive :careless She ran out, heedless of the danger.

heedlessly

adverb


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