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English definition of “heedless”

heedless

adjective     /ˈhiːd.ləs/ formal
not giving attention to a risk or possible difficulty : Heedless destruction of the rainforests is contributing to global warming . Journalists had insisted on getting to the front line of the battle , heedless of the risks .Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring heedlessly     /-li/ adverb Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
(Definition of heedless adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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