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heedless

[ heed-lis ]
/ ˈhid lɪs /
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adjective
careless; thoughtless; unmindful: Heedless of the danger, he returned to the burning building to save his dog.
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Origin of heedless

First recorded in 1570–80; heed + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM heedless

heed·less·ly, adverbheed·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heedless

heedless
/ (ˈhiːdlɪs) /

adjective
taking little or no notice; careless or thoughtless

Derived forms of heedless

heedlessly, adverbheedlessness, noun
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