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Paying close attention; mindful. See Synonyms at careful.

heed′ful·ly adv.
heed′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heedfulness - the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilitiesheedfulness - the trait of staying aware of (paying close attention to) your responsibilities
attentiveness - the trait of being observant and paying attention
inadvertency, unmindfulness, inadvertence, heedlessness - the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities


1. Concentration of the mental powers on something:
2. Cautious attentiveness:
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