[ heed-lis ]
/ ˈhid lɪs /
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careless; thoughtless; unmindful: Heedless of the danger, he returned to the burning building to save his dog.
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OTHER WORDS FROM heedlessheed·less·ly, adverbheed·less·ness, noun
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How to use heedless in a sentence
He plunged heedlessly onward, forcing aside saplings by brute strength, his mind on anything but his path.
Black and slightly waving was the long hair that tossed heedlessly over the shoulders.
The child had escaped from her arms, and running heedlessly away, had fallen overboard through the port.In the Wilds of Florida|W.H.G. Kingston
I have an impression of a procession of innocent victims rushing heedlessly upon destruction.Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers
He noticed, heedlessly at the moment, feminine handwriting on some few clear sheets among them.Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for heedless
/ (ˈhiːdlɪs) /
taking little or no notice; careless or thoughtless
Derived forms of heedlessheedlessly, adverbheedlessness, noun
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