The definition of heedless is a person who is careless.
An example of heedless is someone who walks into traffic without looking both directions.
Marked by or paying little heed; unmindful or thoughtless. See Synonyms at careless.
(comparative more heedless, superlative most heedless)
heed + -less
- This was a heedless piece of chivalry on Edward's part.
- But that man, so heedless of his words, did not once during the whole time of his activity utter one word inconsistent with the single aim toward which he moved throughout the whole war.
- In Saxony the people were quickly forgetting their hereditary connection with the successors of Henry the Fowler; in Bavaria, after the death of Duke Henry in 995, the nobles, heedless of the royal power, returned to the ancient German custom and chose Henrys son Henry as their ruler.
- To injure Spain and heedless of England's need, Paul IV.
- Heedless of the excommunication they backed him, and the preaching friars proclaimed his to be a holy war.