un·​mind·​ful | \ ˌən-ˈmīn(d)-fəl How to pronounce unmindful (audio) \

Definition of unmindful

: not conscientiously aware, attentive, or heedful : inattentive, careless went shirtless, unmindful of the sun's punishing rays

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unmindful of the consequences of such a rash decision
Recent Examples on the Web No one in the Broward County community, including me, is unmindful of the tragedy that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Anthony Man, sun-sentinel.com, "Broward Senator Perry Thurston responds to Stoneman Douglas dad’s claim he lied," 2 Nov. 2019 Like Michelangelo’s sculpture, David is casually confident of the godly perfection of his body and apparently unmindful of its effect on others. Andrew Marantz, The New Yorker, "A Novel of Sex and Secrecy," 10 Oct. 2011

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First Known Use of unmindful

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unmindful.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmindful. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of unmindful

: not aware of something that might be important

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