Pronunciation of Heedless
/hˈiːdləs/, /hˈiːdləs/, /h_ˈiː_d_l_ə_s/
Synonyms for heedless:
Other synonyms and related words:
abstracted, heady, deaf, unsuspecting, unaware, incautious, unwary, mindless, absorbed, aimless, wanton, unguarded, forgetful, unsafe, unheeding, unruly, blind, unthinking, overconfident, unobservant, feckless, listless, excitable.
inadvertent, wandering, thoughtless, absent, aloof, negligent, befuddled, unmindful, napping, Ignoring, unconscious, preoccupied, faraway, disinterested, detached, unconcerned, uninterested, Disregardful, oblivious, distracted, dreamy, inattentive, unheedful, Absent-minded.
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for heedless:
- Old Rolf still remained without, weeping in the forest, heedless of the storm which beat on his unprotected head, while he waited for his young master. - "Sintram and His Companions", Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge.
- Each pleading look, that long ago I scann'd with a heedless eye, Each face was gazing as plainly there, As when I pass'd it by: Woe, woe for me if the past should be Thus present when I die! - "The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood", Thomas Hood.
- Our mission is to explain what Art is and point out her beauty to a coarse and heedless world. - "The Ways of Men", Eliot Gregory.