obliviousness obliviousness

Definition(s):

  • (n) total forgetfulness

Usage(s):

  1. If this were just a matter of Joe Lieberman's hubris and obliviousness, the story of his demise might have a human significance but not a larger political one.
  2. You can interpret this as the gradual acceptance of gay culture or as the mainstream's enduring obliviousness to it.
  3. For the sake of the Scissor Sisters' bank accounts, long live obliviousness.

News

  • Cryptic iPad Puzzler The Room 2 Out Today, Get Original Free

    Last year, Fireproof Studios released an iOS puzzler called  The Room , evoking memories of Myst and Zork Nemesis. If you missed it, your patience (or obliviousness) has paid off. (Please visit the site to view this media) To celebrate the release of The Room 2, Fireproof is making the original free for a limited time. The Room 2 is priced at $4.99 in the App Store , but if you want to find out ...
    on December 12, 2013     Source: Game Informer

Quotes

  1. "The time has come to end the boycott, the alienation and the obliviousness toward the state of Israel. It does not help you and it hurts us," Olmert said.
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Citizen

  2. "There seems to be a certain obliviousness to the political world," says Ness of the crowds his nearly 30-year-old band plays for these days. "Social D. was technically never a political band, but we came out of a movement - punk - that was a...
    on May 17, 2007 By: Mike Ness Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "In 37 states it's legal for hidden cameras to be in dressing rooms and bathrooms," Rifkin says. "I wanted to throw a bucket of cold water onto the public's obliviousness about these cameras."
    on Dec 20, 2007 By: Adam Rifkin Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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