Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not heeding; careless; negligent; heedless.

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  • adjective Showing disregard

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked by or paying little heed or attention

Etymologies

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un- +‎ heeding

Examples

  • He went all unheeding of Jerry, who padded softly at his heels until the companionway was reached.

    CHAPTER VII

  • One of them turned up an unheeding, terrified face.

    CHAPTER 24

  • He stood there dazed and unheeding, his bonny brown hair rumpled down his forehead, his face haggard and careworn and boyish still.

    SUICIDE

  • A few paces farther on the dogs were again put against the steep, and with whine and shout and clatter the unheeding clay was hauled on and upward to its ice-hewn hillside chamber.

    CHAPTER 14

  • Fascinated by the five-inch stream, sluiced out of the earth and back to the earth by the droning motor, he forgot his discourse and stood and gazed, rapt and unheeding, while his visitors drove on.

    CHAPTER XIV

  • If one man could be so monstrously treated and society move on its way unheeding, might not many men be so monstrously treated?

    Chapter 4: Slaves of the Machine

  • A thousand dogs, in pitiful chorus, wailed their ancient wrongs and claimed mercy from the unheeding stars.

    Jack London Play:The Scorn of Women

  • They are clad in ancient grandeur, but the world, unheeding, sleeps.

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  • The boy, dazed and unheeding, passed out with the jailer.

    SUICIDE

  • A thousand dogs, in pitiful chorus, wailed their ancient wrongs and claimed mercy from the unheeding stars.

    THE SCORN OF WOMEN

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