Heedless Heed"less, a. Without heed or care; inattentive; careless; thoughtless; unobservant. [1913 Webster]

O, negligent and heedless discipline! --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The heedless lover does not know Whose eyes they are that wound him so. --Waller. -- {Heed"less*ly}, adv. -- {Heed"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • heedlessly — heedless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing a reckless lack of care or attention. DERIVATIVES heedlessly adverb heedlessness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • heedlessly — adverb see heedless …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • heedlessly — adverb In a heedless manner …   Wiktionary

  • heedlessly — Synonyms and related words: a corps perdu, airily, any old way, any which way, anyhow, apathetically, bunglingly, carelessly, casually, clumsily, cursorily, desperately, disinterestedly, dispassionately, disregardfully, forgetfully, furiously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heedlessly — adv. obliviously, thoughtlessly, rashly; negligently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heedlessly — heed·less·ly …   English syllables

  • heedlessly — See: heedless …   English dictionary

  • heedlessly — adverb without care or concern carelessly raised the children s hopes without thinking of their possible disappointment • Syn: ↑carelessly • Derived from adjective: ↑heedless, ↑careless (for: ↑carelessly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • heedless — heedlessly, adv. heedlessness, n. /heed lis/, adj. careless; thoughtless; unmindful: Heedless of the danger, he returned to the burning building to save his dog. [1570 80; HEED + LESS] Syn. oblivious, indifferent; negligent, uncaring, unconcerned …   Universalium

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