Adjective "heedless" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Showing a reckless lack of care or attention.
  1. 'his heedless impetuosity'
  2. 'He draws heavily on folk tales and their heedless progress - one darn thing after the next: another peril, another prince, another hopeful wish.'
  3. 'He jammed the truck into first, heedless of the grinding gears, and drove recklessly off the road.'
  4. 'We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics.'
  5. 'This last sentence, with its message of heedless progress, becomes a sort of recurring motif throughout the book.'
  6. 'Taxis were rushing in their usual heedless manner, splashing walls of water over the poor people who were braving the flooded intersection.'
  7. 'Amy sat in deep thought, heedless of the laughter, jokes, and stories of the people around her.'
  8. 'They swarm in squalling packs on to the roads, heedless of the rush-hour traffic, defying drivers to confront their pig-headed rebellion against road safety.'
  9. 'He is a wild, impulsive boy, heedless to thought and temper.'
  10. 'Some were so disorientated that they ran down the tracks into tunnels, heedless of the danger from oncoming trains, their only instinct to get out.'
  11. 'It eliminated all pauses for inspiration, and freed heedless flights of fancy.'


1. careless; thoughtless; unmindful: Heedless of the danger, he returned to the burning building to save his dog.

More examples(as adjective)

"warriors can be heedless of dangers."

"people can be heedless of fates."

"people can be heedless."

"warriors can be heedless."

"nowadayses can be heedless."

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