heedlessness

  • 1 heedlessness — index dereliction, disinterest (lack of interest), disregard (lack of respect), disregard (unconcern), inconsid …

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  • 2 heedlessness — heedless ► ADJECTIVE ▪ showing a reckless lack of care or attention. DERIVATIVES heedlessly adverb heedlessness noun …

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  • 3 Heedlessness — Heedless Heed less, a. Without heed or care; inattentive; careless; thoughtless; unobservant. [1913 Webster] O, negligent and heedless discipline! Shak. [1913 Webster] The heedless lover does not know Whose eyes they are that wound him so. Waller …

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  • 4 heedlessness — noun see heedless …

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  • 5 heedlessness — See heedlessly. * * * …

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  • 6 heedlessness — noun The state or character of being heedless; inattention; carelessness; thoughtlessness …

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  • 7 heedlessness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A careless, often reckless disregard for consequences: abandon, carelessness, thoughtlessness. See CAREFUL …

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  • 8 heedlessness — heed·less·ness || hɪːdlɪsnɪs n. carelessness, inattention, disregard; negligence …

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  • 9 heedlessness — n. Carelessness, thoughtlessness, inattention, inadvertence, neglect, oversight, recklessness, rashness, precipitancy, negligence, inconsiderateness …

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  • 10 heedlessness — heed·less·ness …

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  • 11 heedlessness — Carelessness or negligence. Silver v Silver, 108 Conn 371, 143 A 240, 65 ALR 943 …

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  • 12 heedlessness — noun 1. a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people) • Syn: ↑inattentiveness • Ant: ↑attentiveness (for: ↑inattentiveness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑heedless …

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  • 13 inadvertence — Heedlessness; lack of attention; want of care; carelessness; failure of a person to pay careful and prudent attention to the progress of a negotiation or a proceeding in court by which his rights may be affected. Used chiefly in statutory and… …

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  • 15 Contributory negligence — Negligence Neg li*gence, n. [F. n[ e]gligence, L. negligentia.] The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect; heedlessness. [1913 Webster] 2. An act or instance of negligence or… …

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  • 16 Inattention — In at*ten tion, n. [Pref. in not + attention: cf. F. inattention.] Lack of attention, or failure to pay attention; disregard; heedlessness; neglect. [1913 Webster] Novel lays attract our ravished ears; But old, the mind inattention hears. Pope.… …

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  • 17 Negligence — Neg li*gence, n. [F. n[ e]gligence, L. negligentia.] The quality or state of being negligent; lack of due diligence or care; omission of duty; habitual neglect; heedlessness. [1913 Webster] 2. An act or instance of negligence or carelessness.… …

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  • 18 Ghaflah — (غفلة) is the Arabic word for negligence , heedlessness . In Islamic context, it is the sin of forgetting Allah and one s divine origins, or being indifferent of these. External links * [http://www.ummah.net/islam/mba/articles/ghaflah.htm Ghaflah …

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  • 19 Islamic ethics — ( akhlāq ), defined as good character, historically took shape gradually from the 7th century and was finally established by the 11th century. Encyclopedia of Islam Online, Akhlaq ] It was eventually shaped as a successful amalgamation of the Qur …

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  • 20 Outline of Buddhism — See also: Index of Buddhism related articles Flag of Buddhism …

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