Heedless vs Foolish - What's the difference?

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Heedless is a related term of foolish.


As adjectives the difference between heedless and foolish

is that heedless is unaware, without noticing while foolish is lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.

heedless

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Unaware, without noticing.
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  • *:"A fine man, that Dunwody, yonder," commented the young captain, as they parted, and as he turned to his prisoner. "We'll see him on in Washington some day.A strong man—a strong one; and a heedless ." ΒΆ "Of what party is he?" she inquired, as though casually.
  • Derived terms

    * heedlessness

    foolish

    English

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Lacking good sense or judgement; unwise.
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  • *:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish , but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
  • Resembling or characteristic of a fool.
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  • *(Aeschylus)
  • *:It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish .
  • Synonyms

    * absurd * idiotic * ridiculous * silly * unwise

    Antonyms

    * wise

    Derived terms

    * foolishness