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.
When the Region C director, Qamar Ul Hassan was inquired about the private agents, he while expressing obliviousness disconnected the call.
One final concern is that, while not having gone full circle, the global mood has shifted from fear about political risks to obliviousness, even though many such risks still loom large.
These committees through their criminal obliviousness towards the financial woes being exacerbated by the galloping prices have posed a set back to the Chief Minister (CM) Punjab policy of providing eatables and groceries to the poor masses at subsidized rates without compromising on the standard and quality of the products.
As I said, there's still a lot of racism and sexism out there far more than, in my obliviousness, I realised.
Swanda's dog, Waldo, is portrayed as more aware of things than Swanda herself, but his attempts at suggestions and warnings to Swanda are thwarted by both her obliviousness and his lack of human speech.
With breathtaking insouciance and eye-watering obliviousness, others implied that all sorts of trading arrangements with countries all over the world could be ready in a matter of months.
ISLAMABAD -- Residents of capital's sector I-8/2 have regretted obliviousness of Capital Development Authority to growth of an illegal graveyard, starting from two graves a few years back and taking the tally now to around six dozen graves.
the willful obliviousness of Hitler's mistress, nibbling on sweets amid what Shapiro describes as the "saga of starvation" that was of the Nazi regime; and Brown's obsession with her weight and body image.
Thus, I based my hypothesis on the Obliviousness subscale.
Her obliviousness to subsistence issues and apparent disregard toward the people's want and suffering at the time of Revolution was encapsulated in that famous saying--so much so that the phrase's depth of indifference enshrined her as the "wicked queen.
s centrality to the talks, and the arrogant mix of heavy-handedness and obliviousness that characterized Washington's dealings with both the Israelis and Palestinians.