Definition of heedful in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhēdfəl/


Aware of and attentive to: he is heedful of his own intuitions
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  • Commerce requires governance by politics, art, culture, and nature: to slow it down, to make it heedful, to make it pay attention to people and place.
  • On seeing his excitement after arriving in the city, many loyal fans reminded him he should be heedful of his safety when presenting the concert.
  • It can cast shadows over distinguished careers, but most importantly, its yellow light offers lessons about circumspect thinking, deliberative consultation and heedful behavior.



Example sentences
  • He maintains that paying attention is doing something with care, or heedfully, or with enjoyment.
  • Because of this concern that they act heedfully, universities are not designed as high-performing, innovative and adaptable organizations.
  • The nun, who had observed me heedfully, asked me, in an obliging tone, why I was so much afflicted.


Pronunciation: /ˈhēdfəlnəs/
Example sentences
  • There is a limit to heedfulness… and on that night this ship was at that limit.
  • These are types of future-oriented awareness that also contain a heedfulness or emotional investment.
  • They help in that process of heedfulness, so that your standards for judging your actions stay high.

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Syllabification: heed·ful

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