Definition of unheeding in English:


Syllabification: un·heed·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈhēdiNG


Not paying attention: Mary, unheeding, watched the television
More example sentences
  • Land and Liberty is now the longest-lived Georgist project in history, but still it struggles to gain the attention of an unheeding world.
  • ‘There's a time for everything,’ he continued Izz, unheeding.
  • And T.S. Eliot's river in The Dry Salvages is an image of solid, unheeding toughness.



More example sentences
  • She was very young and she was pregnant; when she climbed up the mountain, the full basket on her head, her naked skin glowed with sweat and her bare feet trod unheedingly on stones and thorns.
  • All of the other girls were sleeping peacefully, quietly, unheedingly.
  • He blinked, and I placed his hands on the small of my back again, dropping the square of linen unheedingly.

Definition of unheeding in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...