[heed-fuh l]


taking heed; attentive; mindful; thoughtful; careful: She was always heedful of others' needs.

Origin of heedful

First recorded in 1540–50; heed + -ful
Related formsheed·ful·ly, adverbheed·ful·ness, nounun·heed·ful, adjectiveun·heed·ful·ly, adverbun·heed·ful·ness, noun
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Related Words for heedful

thoughtful, careful, conscientious, mindful, observant

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Word Origin and History for heedful

1540s, from heed + -ful.

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