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 ?
Nay, Duncan, deny it not," interrupted the smiling Alice, issuing from the shadows of the building into the light of the moon, in all the loveliness of her freshened beauty; "I know you to be a heedless one, when self is the object of your care, and but too vigilant in favor of others.
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
Meantime, heedless of all these things, the men upon the floor were going about their work.
I worried over that heedless blunder for an hour, and called myself a great many hard names, meantime.
If he could act so, and be so heedless and so frivolous at such a time, and actually seem to glory in it, after all I had done for him, I would have cut my hand off before I would let him see that I was wounded.
You see what an effect your heedless speech has had; you ought to have been more considerate than to blurt out such a cruel piece of slander as that.
Everything in camp was drenched, the camp-fire as well; for they were but heedless lads, like their generation, and had made no provision against rain.
She seems to be turnin' out smart enough lately, but she's consid'able heedless," answered Miranda, "an' most too lively.
She kept wandering to and fro, from the gate to the door, in a state of agitation which permitted no repose; and at length took up a permanent situation on one side of the wall, near the road: where, heedless of my expostulations and the growling thunder, and the great drops that began to plash around her, she remained, calling at intervals, and then listening, and then crying outright.
Her face had turned deadly pale again; her eyes looked out mechanically straight before her in heedless, reckless despair.
If you had been more mindful of yourself, and less of me, when we grew up here together, I think my heedless fancy never would have wandered from you.
Their numbers were small; their stations in life obscure; the object of their enterprise unostentatious; the theatre of their exploits remote; how could they possibly be favorites of worldly Fame--that common crier, whose existence is only known by the assemblage of multitudes; that pander of wealth and greatness, so eager to haunt the palaces of fortune, and so fastidious to the houseless dignity of virtue; that parasite of pride, ever scornful to meekness, and ever obsequious to insolent power; that heedless trumpeter, whose ears are deaf to modest merit, and whose eyes are blind to bloodless, distant excellence?