unheeding

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adjective un·heed·ing \ ˌən-ˈhē-diŋ \

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

unheedingly

adverb

First Known Use of unheeding

1770


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