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 ?
But yesterday there were special reasons," pursued Stepan Arkadyevitch, with a meaning smile, totally oblivious of the genuine sympathy he had felt the day before for his friend, and feeling the same sympathy now, only for Vronsky.
bury thyself in a life which, to your now equally abhorred and abhorring, landed world, is more oblivious than death.
During his oblivious attention he once quietly rested his head against Mrs.
It was a fact that Rebecca's attitude towards the opposite sex was still somewhat indifferent and oblivious, even for fifteen and a half
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.
These intent regiments apparently were oblivious of all larger purposes of war, and were slugging each other as if at a matched game.
Always in my reminiscences I find something which is inexplicable, yet strongly attractive-so much so that for hours together I remain insensible to my surroundings, oblivious of reality.
Anne of Austria was as oblivious as a queen whose life had been mingled with fine and stormy days.
At that moment she was oblivious of her surroundings, and from her smiling lips flowed sounds which anyone may produce at the same intervals hold for the same time, but which leave you cold a thousand times and the thousand and first time thrill you and make you weep.
Swinging back through the jungle in a wide circle the ape-man came to the river at another point, drank and took to the trees again and while he hunted, all oblivious of his past and careless of his future, there came through the dark jungles and the open, parklike places and across the wide meadows, where grazed the countless herbivora of the mysterious continent, a weird and terrible caravan in search of him.
Paddling, wheezing, resting, oblivious of the shadow-world of the white men, knowing only the reality of Tulagi Mountain cutting its crest-line blackly across the dim radiance of the star-sprinkled sky, the reality of the sea and of the canoe he so feebly urged across it, and the reality of his fading strength and of the death into which he would surely end, the ancient black man slowly made his shoreward way.
I grieve to state that the entire troop raced home as hard as they could pelt, and were soon skirmishing briskly over their lunch, utterly oblivious of what Jamie (who had been much impressed by the sermon) called "the captain's beautiful teck.