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 Dictionary entry overview: What does heedless mean? 

HEEDLESS (adjective)
  The adjective HEEDLESS has 2 senses:

1. marked by or paying little heed or attention
2. characterized by careless unconcern

  Familiarity information: HEEDLESS used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

HEEDLESS (adjective)

Sense 1heedless [BACK TO TOP]


Marked by or paying little heed or attention


heedless; unheeding; thoughtless

Context examples:

We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics / heedless of danger / heedless of the child's crying


careless; regardless ((usually followed by 'of') without due thought or consideration)

deaf; indifferent ((usually followed by 'to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed)


attentiveness; heed; paying attention; regard (paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people))


heedful (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention)

Sense 2heedless [BACK TO TOP]


Characterized by careless unconcern


heedless; reckless

Context examples:

the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes / reckless squandering of public funds


careless (marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful)

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