heedless


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heed·less

 (hēd′lĭs)
adj.
Marked by or paying little heed; unmindful or thoughtless. See Synonyms at careless.

heed′less·ly adv.
heed′less·ness n.

heedless

(ˈhiːdlɪs)
adj
taking little or no notice; careless or thoughtless
ˈheedlessly adv
ˈheedlessness n

heed•less

(ˈhid lɪs)

adj.
careless; thoughtless; unmindful.
[1570–80]
heed′less•ly, adv.
heed′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heedless - marked by or paying little heed or attentionheedless - marked by or paying little heed or attention; "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt; "heedless of danger"; "heedless of the child's crying"
heedful, paying attention, attentive, thoughtful - taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing"
2.heedless - characterized by careless unconcern; "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering of public funds"
careless - marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark"

heedless

heedless

adjective
1. Showing no concern, attention, or regard:
Translations
غَيْر مُبالٍ، لا يَهْتَم
nedbající
ligeglad
mit sem törődve
óvarkár
nedbajúci
aldırmayandikkatsiz

heedless

[ˈhiːdlɪs] ADJ (= careless) → descuidado, despreocupado
to be heedless ofno hacer caso a ...

heedless

[ˈhiːdləs] adjinsouciant(e)
to be heedless of sb/sth → ne pas se soucier de qn/qch

heedless

adjrücksichtslos; extravaganceleichtsinnig; to be heedless of somethingetw nicht beachten, auf etw (acc)nicht achten; heedless of their complaintsohne sich um ihre Beschwerden zu kümmern, ohne Rücksicht auf ihre Beschwerden

heedless

[ˈhiːdlɪs] adj (not thinking) → avventato/a; (not caring) → noncurante
to be heedless of → essere insensibile or sordo/a a

heed

(hiːd) verb
to pay attention to. He refused to heed my warning; Heed what I say!
ˈheedful adjective
(with of) paying attention to; responding to. heedful of danger.
ˈheedless adjective
(especially with of) careless; paying no attention. Heedless of the danger, he ran into the burning building to rescue the girl.
ˈheedlessly adverb
pay heed to, take heed of
Take heed of my warning; He paid no heed to me.
References in classic literature ?
Because, my dear little Dormouse, I am a heedless Marionette--heedless and heartless.
The youth, after rushing about and throwing interrogations at the heedless bands of retreating infantry, finally clutched a man by the arm.
midst of the plain; and they, being heedless, did both fall
She has sent messengers to his court with costly gifts; but all have returned sick for want of sunlight, weary and sad; we have watched over them, heedless of sun or shower, but still his dark spirits do their work, and we are left to weep over our blighted blossoms.
And if this seems a trifling risk, let us see whether it is equalled or surpassed by the encounter of two galleys stem to stem, in the midst of the open sea, locked and entangled one with the other, when the soldier has no more standing room than two feet of the plank of the spur; and yet, though he sees before him threatening him as many ministers of death as there are cannon of the foe pointed at him, not a lance length from his body, and sees too that with the first heedless step he will go down to visit the profundities of Neptune's bosom, still with dauntless heart, urged on by honour that nerves him, he makes himself a target for all that musketry, and struggles to cross that narrow path to the enemy's ship.
It had always been evident to her that such an income as theirs, under the direction of two persons so extravagant in their wants, and heedless of the future, must be very insufficient to their support; and whenever they changed their quarters, either Jane or herself were sure of being applied to for some little assistance towards discharging their bills.
Besides, we have the fact, averred to us by one of the partners, that some of them, who were young and heedless, took a mischievous and unwarrantable pleasure in playing upon the jealous temper of the captain, and affecting mysterious consultations and sinister movements.
Catherine would make a sad, heedless young housekeeper to be sure," was her mother's foreboding remark; but quick was the consolation of there being nothing like practice.
Whether it was that Tashtego, that wild Indian, was so heedless and reckless as to let go for a moment his one-handed hold on the great cabled tackles suspending the head; or whether the place where he stood was so treacherous and oozy; or whether the Evil One himself would have it to fall out so, without stating his particular reasons; how it was exactly, there is no telling now; but, on a sudden, as the eightieth or ninetieth bucket came suckingly up --my God
With heedless daring, Vanderburgh put himself upon their trail, to trace them to their place of concealment: It led him over prairies, and through skirts of woodland, until it entered a dark and dangerous ravine.
We shall soon have you among us once more, and then, heedless one, beware how you trifle again with that best of heaven's gifts, your health.
Solely intent upon the one thought that occupied my mind, and heedless of his request, I was brushing past him, when suddenly he assumed a tone of authority, and told me to 'moee' (sit down).