obliviousness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obliviousness - total forgetfulness; "he sought the great oblivion of sleep"
forgetfulness - unawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember; "his forgetfulness increased as he grew older"

obliviousness

noun
1. The condition of being uninformed or unaware:
2. Freedom from worry, care, or unpleasantness:
Translations

obliviousness

n because of his obliviousness to the danger he was inweil er sich (dat)nicht der Gefahr bewusst war, in der er schwebte; a state of blissful obliviousness to the worldein Zustand mseliger Weltvergessenheit
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At times, when he put his arm around her waist, Mary promptly disengaged it; and at other times, with elaborate obliviousness that deceived no one, she allowed it to remain.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Chairman of the Expediency Council (EC) Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in a meeting with Palestinian Ambassador to Tehran Salah al-Zawawi lamented that Israel may no longer be seen as the only "dangerous phenomenon" in the Middle East region as obliviousness of rulers of certain Islamic countries, who ignore Palestine and other war-torn countries, can bring more dreadful catastrophes to the region.
Before I get to that study, a few words about the callous obliviousness so prevalent in our political life.
It's not that we white men are intentionally doing anything wrong, but we do have a penchant for obliviousness about the way we are beneficiaries of systematic unfairness.
Yet despite my new approach and my daughter's seeming obliviousness to the meaning of the songs sung during that hour, I always felt like a fish out of water there.
This album is representative of Oldham's willful obliviousness to music biz conventions.
policy makers' seeming obliviousness of the Sunni-Shiite divide in Iraq?
There's obliviousness to this incidental ugliness that distinguishes the locals, who barely notice their beautiful surroundings, from the outsiders who have come in search of them.
The IMF's Internal Evaluation Office is more directly scathing in its assessment of the Fund's obliviousness to the US subprime crisis as it emerged.
It seems that Hunter's willingness to be the regime's useful idiot and his obliviousness to how Iran couples his visit with a further crackdown on Baha'is and Jews is just the latest example of how clumsy Obama's outreach to Iran is and the disdain in which he and Secretary of State John Kerry appear to treat religious freedom and liberty.
This belittlement of the Palestinian suffering shows the obliviousness and neglect of many Israelis when it comes to the situation in the West Bank.