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ˈhid lɪsheed·less

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. heedless, unheedingadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    unheeding, reckless

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

  2. heedless, recklessadjective

    characterized by careless unconcern

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

    Synonyms:
    heady, foolhardy, unheeding, reckless, rash

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heedlessadjective

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

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#6793absent
#13521absorbed
#15603rash
#21679reckless
#24087indifferent
#25698negligent
#33501oblivious
#40280preoccupied
#41382abstracted
#42813heady
#63892thoughtless
#69724inattentive
#81711listless
#93106foolhardy
#98935heedless

How to use heedless in a sentence?

  1. 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

  2. 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.


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