Antonyms of adj heedless

2 senses of heedless

Sense 1
heedless (vs. heedful), unheeding -- (marked by or paying little heed or attention; "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt; "heedless of danger"; "heedless of the child's crying")

heedful (vs. heedless), attentive, thoughtful, paying attention -- (taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention; "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing")

Sense 2
heedless, reckless -- (characterized by careless unconcern; "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering of public funds")

INDIRECT (VIA careless) -> careful -- (exercising caution or showing care or attention; "they were careful when crossing the busy street"; "be careful to keep her shoes clean"; "did very careful research"; "careful art restorers"; "careful of the rights of others"; "careful about one's behavior")

Similarity of adj heedless

2 senses of heedless

Sense 1
heedless (vs. heedful), unheeding -- (marked by or paying little heed or attention; "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics"--Franklin D. Roosevelt; "heedless of danger"; "heedless of the child's crying")
       => careless (predicate), regardless -- ((usually followed by `of') without due thought or consideration; "careless of the consequences"; "crushing the blooms with regardless tread")
       => deaf (predicate), indifferent (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to') unwilling or refusing to pay heed; "deaf to her warnings")

Sense 2
heedless, reckless -- (characterized by careless unconcern; "the heedless generosity and the spasmodic extravagance of persons used to large fortunes"- Edith Wharton; "reckless squandering of public funds")
       => careless (vs. careful) -- (marked by lack of attention or consideration or forethought or thoroughness; not careful; "careless about her clothes"; "forgotten by some careless person"; "a careless housekeeper"; "careless proofreading"; "it was a careless mistake"; "hurt by a careless remark")

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