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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEEDED

The word "ought" was not heeded at Constantinople, but the word "must" was understood fully there.

I heeded not the gay smiles and free merriment of those around me.

But Mirandy, pouring her batter into the pan, heeded him no more than was her wont.

Theodora heeded him not, for she was absorbed in the ideas that crowded upon her mind.

And, like him, I heeded not the menace of the things I had witnessed.

Congress was to open at Washington, and the Honorable heeded the call of duty.

He had screamed under the cruel cut, but none had heeded him.

I warned you against that girl—the dimpler: much you heeded me.

But she heeded nothing of the hour, and saw nothing of the picture before her.

But passion was too much aroused to allow such appeals to be heeded.

WORD ORIGIN

"attention, notice, regard," early 14c., apparently from heed (v.). Survives only in literal use and as the object of verbs (take heed, etc.).

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.