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ob·liv·i·ous

oblivious

 
 
pronunciation:
blI vi s
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not conscious or paying attention; unknowing or unaware (usu. fol. by "to" or "of").
Engrossed in the television program, he was oblivious to the noise of the children.My mother was busy with her own life and was oblivious to all my struggles.They talked and talked, oblivious of the time that was passing.
synonyms:
insensible, unaware, unconscious, unmindful
antonyms:
aware, conscious
similar words:
absent, careless, heedless, inattentive, mindless
definition 2: lacking any recollection; forgetting or forgetful (usu. fol. by "of").
Oblivious of his past infidelities, she believed his promise.
synonyms:
forgetful
similar words:
blind, inattentive, insensible, neglectful, regardless, thoughtless
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derivations: obliviously (adv.), obliviousness (n.)