heedlessness heedlessness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
  2. (n) the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
  3. (n) the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities

Usage(s):

  1. Gas rationing and heedlessness of high prices have cut down the sales by chains and supermarkets, and have boosted the neighborhood grocer's business.
  2. The American appetite for self-blame can be just as dangerous as heedlessness or irresponsibility.
  3. Gas was cheap, and bright big-finned Detroit cars with Dynaflow or Hydra-Matic swooshed Americans up and down the landscape in rhapsodies of mobility, well-being and heedlessness.

News

  1. Sauber still yet to pay impatient Ferrari

    Aug.19 (GMM) Reports that Sauber's Russian rescue deal is on the brink of collapse are persisting. Last week, despite F1's August slumber, the Swiss team was forced to reject reports the millions in crucial backing might never materialise. "We are astounded at the heedlessness with which some media are prepared to spread false reports and rumours," said the team in an ... Keep reading
    on August 19, 2013     Source: Motorsport.com

  2. Sauber still yet to pay impatient Ferrari - report

    Aug.19 (GMM) Reports that Sauber's Russian rescue deal is on the brink of collapse are persisting. Last week, despite F1's August slumber, the Swiss team was forced to reject reports the millions in crucial backing might never materialise. "We are astounded at the heedlessness with which some media are prepared to spread false reports and rumours," said the team in an ... Keep reading
    on August 19, 2013     Source: Motorsport.com

Quotes

  • "We will not allow the world to once again sink into indifference, heedlessness and silence, thereby giving moral approval to speak in such terms about the existence of the Jewish people," Olmert told members of his Cabinet on Sunday, without...
    on Jan 28, 2007 By: Ehud Olmert Source: International Herald Tribune

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