Synonyms and Antonyms of heedlessness
failure to take the care that a cautious person usually takes the dog's lack of protection against rabies was purely due to his owner's heedlessness Synonyms carelessness, dereliction, negligence, incaution, incautiousness, laxness, neglectfulness, remissness, slacknessRelated Words foolhardiness, rashness, recklessness, wildness; neglect, omission; delinquency, irresponsibility, irresponsibleness, malfeasance, malpractice, misconduct; misdirection, mishandling, mismanagement; forgetfulness, inadvertence, inadvertency, inattention, inattentiveness, obliviousness, shortsightedness, unwarinessNear Antonyms alertness, attention, attentiveness, awareness; circumspection, observance, vigilance, watchfulness; responsibility, responsiblenessAntonyms care, carefulness, caution, cautiousness, heedfulness
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