Definitions for obliviousness

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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

ob•liv′i•ous•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. obliviousness, oblivion(noun)

    total forgetfulness

    "he sought the great oblivion of sleep"

Wiktionary

  1. obliviousness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being oblivious.

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