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Antonyms for heedless
ˈhid lɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heedless, unheeding(adj)

    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"

    Antonyms:
    thoughtful, paying attention, careful, attentive, heedful

    Synonyms:
    unheeding, reckless

  2. heedless, reckless(adj)

    characterized by careless unconcern

    "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering of public funds"

    Antonyms:
    heedful, paying attention, attentive, careful, thoughtful

    Synonyms:
    heady, foolhardy, unheeding, reckless, rash

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heedless

    As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.

    Antonyms:
    alert, attentive, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

    Synonyms:
    absent, absent-minded, absorbed, abstracted, inattentive, indifferent, listless, negligent, oblivious, preoccupied, thoughtless

How to use heedless in a sentence?

  1. Emeasoba George:

    True love shouldn't be heedless i.e. a true love ought not to be showing a reckless lack of care or attention. Note that.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    True love should not be heedless. That is to say, true love ought not to be showing a reckless lack of care or attention. In other words, every true love should be caring and considerate at all times. ~Emeasoba George

How to pronounce heedless?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say heedless in sign language?

  1. heedless

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#5469careful
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#14493thoughtful
#24291attentive
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