unmindful

[ uhn-mahynd-fuhl ]
/ ʌnˈmaɪnd fəl /

adjective

not mindful; unaware; heedless; forgetful; careless; neglectful: unmindful of obligations.

Nearby words

  1. unmerited,
  2. unmeriting,
  3. unmet,
  4. unmetered,
  5. unmew,
  6. unmissable,
  7. unmistakable,
  8. unmiter,
  9. unmitigated,
  10. unmitre

Origin of unmindful

First recorded in 1350–1400, unmindful is from the Middle English word unmyndeful. See un-1, mindful

Related formsun·mind·ful·ly, adverbun·mind·ful·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for unmindful

unmindful

/ (ʌnˈmaɪndfʊl) /

adjective

(usually postpositive and foll by of) careless, heedless, or forgetful
Derived Formsunmindfully, adverbunmindfulness, noun

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Word Origin and History for unmindful

unmindful

adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + mindful.

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