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1. oblivious

adjective. ['əˈblɪviːəs'] (followed by to' orof') lacking conscious awareness of.

Synonyms

  • unaware
  • incognizant

Antonyms

  • heedlessness
  • conscious
  • sensible

Etymology

  • obliviosus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Oblivious

  • lascivious

Example sentences of the word oblivious


1. Adjective
It is definitely possible someone can want a person, and be oblivious to it.

Quotes containing the word oblivious


1. If only she could be so oblivious again, to feel such love without knowing it, mistaking it for laughter.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. The cost of oblivious daydreaming was always this moment of return, the realignment with what had been before and now seemed a little worse.
- Ian McEwan, Atonement

3. I am—yet what I am none cares or knows; My friends forsake me like a memory lost: I am the self-consumer of my woes— They rise and vanish in oblivious host, Like shadows in love’s frenzied stifled throes And yet I am, and live—like vapours tossed
- John Clare, "I Am": The Selected Poetry of John Clare

2. oblivious

adjective. ['əˈblɪviːəs'] failing to keep in mind.

Synonyms

  • forgetful

Antonyms

  • unmindfulness
  • mindful

Etymology

  • obliviosus (Latin)
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