careless; thoughtless; unmindful: Heedless of the danger, he returned to the burning building to save his dog.
- heed·less·ly, adverb
- heed·less·ness, noun
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How to use heedless in a sentence
Then again, everyone around her seems prone to equally heedless decisions.
Peter had many great skills, but even in his prime he was a heedless driver.
That, and what appears to be the heedless greed of a big-time recording company, Interscope Records.Chicago Rapper Lil JoJo Went to His Grave for Taunting a Rival Gang Member | Michael Daly | October 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
For Romney and his operatives to find themselves in this situation is inexplicable, except on grounds of heedless greed.Mitt Romney Lost the Summer: Tax Returns, Overseas Gaffes, & More | Robert Shrum | August 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Lives have always been ruined by heedless acts, but perhaps not so loudly and thoroughly.
Princeton students are not heedless of obstacles to combining career and family in the real world.
He marched on buoyantly, heedless of the wet and the squirting mud from unseen puddles.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Because he had sunk into the slough of despond, he would be heedless of the mud that gathered on his garments.Julian Home | Dean Frederic W. Farrar
The heedless chatter of the ladies, the braying laughs of the men-at-arms, were a little chilled.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Barrington laughed as he descended the narrow stairs, but he was not heedless of his companion's warnings.The Light That Lures | Percy Brebner
He wrapped him in every piece of dry clothing he could find, and supported his head, heedless of the blood which covered him.Eric, or Little by Little | Frederic W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for heedless
taking little or no notice; careless or thoughtless
- heedlessly, adverb
- heedlessness, noun
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