- not mindful; unaware; heedless; forgetful; careless; neglectful: unmindful of obligations.
Origin of unmindful
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inattentive, negligent, unobservant.
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Examples from the Web for unmindful
One cannot stand in this presence and be unmindful of the tremendous responsibility.
No other person upon earth, save herself, could have been so unmindful of her wants.Little Dorrit
She would continue to eat as I stood there, as unmindful of me as though I were a servant.That Boy Of Norcott's
Charles James Lever
And here he lived, unmindful of the world and by the world forgotten.The Moon and Sixpence
W. Somerset Maugham
In utter weariness they both slept, unmindful of danger from snakes or vermin.The Forbidden Trail
- (usually postpositive and foll by of) careless, heedless, or forgetful
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Word Origin and History for unmindful
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