unheeding

adjective
un·​heed·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈhē-diŋ How to pronounce unheeding (audio) \

Definition of unheeding

: giving no attention : showing no awareness : not heeding protests that have fallen on unheeding ears She had gone on in her earnestness, unheeding of his question.— Henry James sometimes used as a participial verb with a direct object… she flew to her husband, clung round his neck, and unheeding the presence of Varney, overwhelmed him with caresses …— Sir Walter Scott

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unheedingly adverb

First Known Use of unheeding

1770, in the meaning defined above

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“Unheeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unheeding. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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