What does the word heedful mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Attentive.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Heedfully.

  • Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for heedful

  1. The nimble circuit of the wheel, The uncertain poise of merchant weal, Heaven of famine, fire and steel When nations fall; These, heedful, from afar I feel - I mark them all. – New-Poems by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  2. My masters, I have and look thou stand shewed you what warrant I have Within the arras: when I strike of this attempt; I perceive my foot by your heavie countenances, Upon the bosom of the ground, rush you had rather be otherwise forth, imployed, and for my owne part, And bind the boy, which you shall I would the King had made choyce find with me, of some other executioner; onely Fast to the chair: be heedful. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  3. Meseems that my Lady Countess hath seen reason to be heedful on that score. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge