heedless synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term heedless:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. heedless, unheeding(adj)

    marked by or paying little heed or attention

    Synonyms:
    heedless, unheeding, reckless

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

  2. heedless, reckless(adj)

    characterized by careless unconcern

    Synonyms:
    heady, heedless, foolhardy, unheeding, reckless, rash

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

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.

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heedless(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unobserving, unobservant, inattentive, careless, thoughtless, negligent, neglectful, unmindful, regardless, inconsiderate, unwatchful



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