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- adj. Not heeded; not listened to; ignored; of advice, not followed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not heeded; disregarded; neglected; unnoticed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. disregarded
Opening her bag of lunch which had lain unheeded in her lap, she turned to him with a queer, little laugh, "I don't know why I'm so talking myself out to you –"
The Crash of 1929 announced a recession, and the wake-up call unheeded might have caused many of the bad policies leading to the Great Depression.
The noon-hour pealed from the brazen throats of many bells, and the numerous hoarse whistles of the steam-boats called the unheeded luncheon-time to the levee workers.
But as he walked towards Farfrae's door he recalled the unheeded doings in the yard while he had lain above in a sort of stupor.
Now, however, I was like one to whom some important thing has been told, who, scarcely hearing and straightway forgetting, goes about his affairs; but, lying awake at night in the silence of his chamber, recalls the unheeded words and perceives their full significance.
Perceptions slide in and out of focus as the waterfalls and avalanches are intermittently "unheeded" and "unseen."
Rep. Spencer Bachus R., Ala. called the report's conclusions "stunning," adding that "Who knows how many reports of waste, fraud and abuse have gone unheeded and unaddressed?"
At a time when the NHS is going through changes there's a risk that the progress made will be lost, and the health needs and human rights of people with a learning disability left unheeded.
Had the previous administration placed the call for help it would've gone unheeded and unanswered.
Sitting Vp when we were warned about possible terrorist attacks and the warnings went unheeded for political face value was at stake. 3000+ americans died in one day because this guy wanted to look good.
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