Definition of heedlessness:
incaution, careful, default, failure, rashness, pointlessness, senselessness, laxness, inadvertency, neglectfulness, inattentiveness, inanity, remissness, incautiousness, dereliction, slackness, scorn, vacuity, inadvertence, mindlessness, slight, neglect, unmindfulness, disrespect, omission, abandon.
inattention (part of speech: noun)
- lack of interest,
- ingratitude (part of speech: noun)
- recklessness (part of speech: noun)
- incuriosity (part of speech: noun)
But Isaac Rousseau's restlessness, his eager emotion, his quick and punctilious sense of personal dignity, his heedlessness of ordered affairs, were not common in Geneva, fortunately for the stability of her society and the prosperity of her citizens.- "Rousseau Volumes I. and II.", John Morley.
- "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
It became necessary to give them a false value; to proclaim the young life worthily and gloriously sacrificed to redeem the liberty of mankind, instead of to expiate the heedlessness and folly of their fathers, and expiate it in vain.- "Heartbreak House", George Bernard Shaw.