Heedless Heed"less, a. Without heed or care; inattentive; careless; thoughtless; unobservant. [1913 Webster]

O, negligent and heedless discipline! --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The heedless lover does not know Whose eyes they are that wound him so. --Waller. -- {Heed"less*ly}, adv. -- {Heed"less*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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