Heed·less, a. Without heed or care; inattentive; careless; thoughtless; unobservant.
O, negligent and heedless discipline! --Shak.
The heedless lover does not know
Whose eyes they are that wound him so. --Waller.
-- Heed*less*ly, adv. -- Heed*less*ness, n.
n 1: a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
[syn: inattentiveness] [ant: attentiveness]
2: the trait of acting rashly and without prudence [syn: mindlessness,
3: the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities
[syn: unmindfulness, inadvertence, inadvertency]
[ant: mindfulness, mindfulness]