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.
adj 1: marked by or paying little heed or attention; "We have
always known that heedless self-interest was bad
morals; we know now that it is bad
economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt; "heedless of
danger"; "heedless of the child's crying" [syn: thoughtless,
unheeding] [ant: heedful]
2: characterized by careless unconcerned; "the heedless
generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used
to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering
of public funds" [syn: reckless]