Definitions for obliviousəˈblɪv i əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•liv•i•ousəˈblɪv i əs(adj.)

  1. unmindful or unaware (usu. fol. by to or of):

    oblivious to someone's stare.

  2. forgetful; without remembrance or memory.

Origin of oblivious:

1400–50; late ME < L oblīviōsus forgetful


Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblivious(p), unmindful(p)(adj)

    (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"

  2. forgetful, oblivious(adj)

    failing to keep in mind

    "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. oblivious(adjective)əˈblɪv i əs

    completely unaware of sth

    My family was oblivious of/to my problems.


  1. oblivious(Adjective)

    Lacking awareness; unmindful.

  2. oblivious(Adjective)

    Failing to remember; forgetful.

  3. Origin: From obliviosus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oblivious(adj)

    promoting oblivion; causing forgetfulness

  2. Oblivious(adj)

    evincing oblivion; forgetful


  1. Oblivious

    Oblivious is a comedy game show that aired within the United States of America on TNN/Spike TV at various points between 2002 and 2004. It was also aired on Challenge in the UK, Ireland and The Comedy Channel in Australia and still airs on Real TV in South Korea and on TV2 Zebra in Norway. It no longer airs on Spike TV. Comedian Regan Burns served as host. A DVD was later released featuring the best clips of both seasons.

Translations for oblivious

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


unaware of or not paying attention to

He was oblivious of what was happening; He was oblivious to our warnings.

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