oblivious


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o·bliv·i·ous

 (ə-blĭv′ē-əs)
adj.
1. Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful: oblivious to her surroundings; oblivious of the criticism against him.
2. Archaic Lacking all memory; forgetful.

o·bliv′i·ous·ly adv.
o·bliv′i·ous·ness n.

oblivious

(əˈblɪvɪəs)
adj
(foll by: to or of) unaware or forgetful
obˈliviously adv
obˈliviousness n
Usage: It was formerly considered incorrect to use oblivious to mean unaware, but this use is now acceptable

ob•liv•i•ous

(əˈblɪv i əs)

adj.
1. unmindful or unaware (usu. fol. by to or of): oblivious to someone's stare.
2. forgetful; without remembrance or memory.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin oblīviōsus forgetful]
ob•liv′i•ous•ly, adv.
ob•liv′i•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.oblivious - (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness ofoblivious - (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of; "oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform"; "oblivious to the risks she ran"; "not unmindful of the heavy responsibility"
incognizant, unaware - (often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known"
2.oblivious - failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age"
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

oblivious

adjective (usually with to or of) unaware, unconscious, ignorant, regardless, careless, negligent, blind to, unaffected by, impervious to, forgetful, deaf to, unconcerned about, neglectful, heedless, inattentive, insensible, unmindful, unobservant, disregardful, incognizant He appeared oblivious to his surroundings.
aware, conscious, alert, attentive, mindful, watchful, observant, heedful
Usage: It was formerly considered incorrect to use oblivious and unaware as synonyms, but this use is now acceptable. When employed with this meaning, oblivious should be followed either by to or of, to being much the commoner.

oblivious

adjective
Translations
غافِل، غَيْر مُنْتَبِه
uvidende
unohtavainen
óvitandi
nereaguojantisnesąmoningainesuvokiantis
nevērīgs
nevšímavý
ilgisiz

oblivious

[əˈblɪvɪəs] ADJ oblivious of or toinconsciente de
he was oblivious to the pain he causedno se daba cuenta or era inconsciente del dolor que causaba

oblivious

[əˈblɪviəs] adj
oblivious to sth → oublieux de qch
They stood motionless, oblivious to everything but their own thoughts → Ils se tenaient immobiles, oublieux de tout sauf de leurs propres pensées.
to be oblivious to sth → ne pas être conscient de qch
People are totally oblivious to who I am → Les gens ne sont absolument pas conscients de qui je suis.
to be oblivious of sth → ne pas être conscient de qch
to seem oblivious of sth → ne pas sembler conscient de qch
She seemed oblivious of the attention she was drawing to herself → Elle ne semblait pas consciente de l'attention qu'on lui portait.

oblivious

adj to be oblivious of or to somethingsich (dat)etw nicht bewusst machen, sich (dat)einer Sache (gen)nicht bewusst sein; he was quite oblivious of his surroundingser nahm seine Umgebung gar nicht wahr; they are oblivious to the beauty of their surroundingssie haben für die Schönheit ihrer Umgebung keinen Sinn; he was totally oblivious of what was going on in his marriageer (be)merkte gar nicht, was in seiner Ehe vor sich ging; oblivious of the worldweltvergessen

oblivious

[əˈblɪvɪəs] adj oblivious of or toignaro/a di

oblivious

(əˈbliviəs) adjective
unaware of or not paying attention to. He was oblivious of what was happening; He was oblivious to our warnings.
oˈbliviously adverb
References in classic literature ?
Passers-by probably thought them a pair of harmless lunatics, for they entirely forgot to hail a bus, and strolled leisurely along, oblivious of deepening dusk and fog.
During his oblivious attention he once quietly rested his head against Mrs.
bury thyself in a life which, to your now equally abhorred and abhorring, landed world, is more oblivious than death.
Little Sebastijonas, aged three, had been wandering about oblivious to all things, holding turned up over his mouth a bottle of liquid known as "pop," pink-colored, ice-cold, and delicious.
It was a fact that Rebecca's attitude towards the opposite sex was still somewhat indifferent and oblivious, even for fifteen and a half
He entreated her, for her father's sake, never to seek to know whether her father had become oblivious of the existence of the paper, or had had it recalled to him (for the moment, or for good), by the story of the Tower, on that old Sunday under the dear old plane-tree in the garden.
How often, at hare and hounds, have I seen him mounted on a little knoll, cheering the whole field on to action, and waving his hat above his grey head, oblivious of King Charles the Martyr's head, and all belonging to it
With that, Dunstan slammed the door behind him, and left Godfrey to that bitter rumination on his personal circumstances which was now unbroken from day to day save by the excitement of sporting, drinking, card-playing, or the rarer and less oblivious pleasure of seeing Miss Nancy Lammeter.
So far she had seemed all but oblivious of my presence, but now she gave me a sweet smile of gratitude, one of those irradiating transfiguring smiles that change the whole face, and belong to few faces, the heavenly smile of a pure soul.
But wherefore let we then our faithful friends, Th' associates and copartners of our loss Lye thus astonisht on th' oblivious Pool, And call them not to share with us their part In this unhappy Mansion, or once more With rallied Arms to try what may be yet Regaind in Heav'n, or what more lost in Hell?
Almost with the secrecy of a conspirator, he worked alone in this cellar, usually at night, and quite oblivious of the fact that sleep was a necessity to him and to the Sanders family.
I tried to get him to talk of the incident, but he blandly asked me questions as to what I meant, and led me to believe that he was completely oblivious of the affair.