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Definition of "heedlessness" []

  • The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness. (noun)

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Use "heedlessness" in a sentence
  • "I found myself rooting for Tamara to reconnect in the deepest way with handsome Andy, her childhood friend — Luke Evans makes him a son of the soil who would have had Hardy's vote — and I was shocked by her home-wrecking exploits with a fatuous scrivener, though her heedlessness is exactly the point."
  • "She’s not entirely careless about her physical well being, but the doughnuts represent a certain heedlessness in her desire to appease her appetites."
  • "This is the true philosophy of most of what is called heedlessness in children, and for which, poor things, they receive so many harsh reprimands and so much punishment."