oblivious oblivious  /əb ˈlɪ vi əs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of
  2. (adj) failing to keep in mind

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Usage(s):

  1. One of the unluckiest people on this route was Denny, who was oblivious to what was transpiring in the neighborhood.
  2. Pan American Stratocruiser Flight 943 winged smoothly through the night sky, confident in its aloneness, all but oblivious to the black Pacific four miles below.
  3. Stewart oblivious to joke: I'm actually hoping for Russia.

News

  1. U.S. Open: Utah golfers make most of shortened Round 1

    U.S. Open: Utah golfers make most of shortened Round 1 by Jon Marks Special To The Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 11:05PM MDT Ardmore, Pa. • After spending the morning waiting out a 3½-hour rain delay while sitting in someone’s house whose son watched TV and was pretty much oblivious to the fact the U.S. Open was being played next door, Mike Weir finally went out to the course and shortly ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. U.S. Open: Rain gives way to birdies

    U.S. Open: Rain gives way to birdies by Jon Marks Specical To The Tribune Published Jun 13, 2013 12:57PM MDT Ardmore, Pa. • After spending the morning waiting out a 3½ rain delay while sitting in someone’s house whose son watched TV and was pretty much oblivious to the fact the U.S. Open was being played next door, Mike Weir finally went out to the course and shortly afterward looked up to see ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Toddler wanders Sandstone highway; daycare provider fails sobriety tests

    A nearly 2-year-old girl was found wandering along Highway 23 in Sandstone, Minn., on Wednesday after wandering away from a daycare provider who was apparently drunk and oblivious to the toddler's disappearance.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 9 News Twin Cities

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Quotes

  1. "If the governments of Iran and North Korea choose to ignore international standards, if they put the pursuit of nuclear weapons ahead of regional stability and the security and opportunity of their own people, if they are oblivious to the dangers...
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

  2. "I was completely oblivious to Alex," a smiling Torre said before the game.
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Joe Torre Source: Forbes

  3. "We do not want to impose war but we are fully prepared in case war is imposed on us," Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said. "We are not oblivious to our responsibilities to defend our homeland. But"
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: Mehmood Source: Antara

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