from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Failing to give due care or attention; inattentive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not mindful; not heedful; not attentive: regardless; heedless; careless; as, unmindful of laws; unmindful of health or of duty.
  • Synonyms Careless, inattentive (to), heedless, unobservant, negligent, forgetful, unheedful.

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  • adjective lacking awareness; oblivious
  • adjective failing to remember or recognize a fact

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not mindful or attentive
  • adjective (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of


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  • She kept the end in her hand as she turned to Alexander and wrapped it around him, unmindful of the white flames that licked her arms as she reached behind him.

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  • He seemed to be furiously attacking a tissue with a pen, unmindful of the fresh cuts and bruises on his arm.

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  • The steady decline in our democratic culture, sinking to new levels of vulgarity, does unite neocons with traditional conservatives – though not with those libertarian conservatives who are conservative in economics but unmindful of the culture ...

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  • And she had a smile in her eyes, and a laugh on her lips; and her temper was not hasty, nor was she unmindful that men give the law and women ever obey.


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  • We dashed across the open spaces and down the slopes unmindful of possible snakes in the grass, until we reached the woods.

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  • With a desperation that was madness, unmindful of the pain, he hurried up the slope to the crest of the hill over which his comrade had disappeared — more grotesque and comical by far than that limping, jerking comrade.

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