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Related to obliviously: obviously


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.
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بِعَدَم انْتِباه
án òess aî gera sér grein fyrir
ilgisiz bir şekilde


adv to carry on obliviouslyeinfach (unbeirrt) weitermachen
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(əˈbliviəs) adjective
unaware of or not paying attention to. He was oblivious of what was happening; He was oblivious to our warnings.
oˈbliviously adverb
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