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heed +‎ -less

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heedless (comparative more heedless, superlative most heedless)

  1. Unaware, without noticing; inattentive; careless.
    Sing we joyous, all together, heedless of the wind and weather.
    • 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314, page 0124:
      "A fine man, that Dunwody, yonder," commented the young captain, as they parted, and as he turned to his prisoner. "We'll see him on in Washington some day. [] A strong man—a strong one; and a heedless." ¶ "Of what party is he?" she inquired, as though casually.

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