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heedless


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Heedless  \Heed"less\,  a. 
  Without  heed  or  care  inattentive;  careless;  thoughtless; 
  unobservant. 
 
  O,  negligent  and  heedless  discipline!  --Shak. 
 
  The  heedless  lover  does  not  know  Whose  eyes  they  are 
  that  wound  him  so  --Waller. 
  --  {Heed"less*ly},  adv  --  {Heed"less*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  heedless 
  adj  1:  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"  [syn:  {thoughtless}, 
  {unheeding}]  [ant:  {heedful}] 
  2:  characterized  by  careless  unconcerned;  "the  heedless 
  generosity  and  the  spasmodic  extravagance  of  persons  used 
  to  large  fortunes"-  Edith  Wharton;  "reckless  squandering 
  of  public  funds"  [syn:  {reckless}] 




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