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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishobliviouso‧bliv‧i‧ous /əˈblɪviəs/ adjective [not before noun]  NOT KNOWnot knowing about or not noticing something that is happening around you syn unawareoblivious of/to He seemed oblivious to the fact that he had hurt her.seemingly/apparently oblivious Congress was seemingly oblivious to these events.obliviousness noun [uncountable]
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obliviousFor here lay no more than a piece of meat, oblivious, inanimate, an object to be examined without reverence.They soon fell asleep, oblivious of the danger.It is extraordinary how oblivious the Labour party remains to the extraordinarily damaging consequences of its proposals.He worked as a man obsessed, oblivious to family and friends, shunning holidays, forgetting anniversaries.The walkers in front crossed the ledge easily, seemingly oblivious to the fact that there was a 3000 foot drop on either side.In the sitcom she plays a New York executive who's totally oblivious to the feelings of others.Luckily, Theresa was oblivious to the offering.She seemed quite oblivious to the route I was taking as she chatted on about her holiday plans for Ibiza.He ate on, oblivious to the storms he was stirring into the air around him.Senses rioted, coherent thought fled, and for mindless seconds they were oblivious to the world about them.Most constant complainers are oblivious to their annoying habit, Vilas said.seemingly/apparently obliviousHe was lighting another cigarette, apparently oblivious of the elements.He was reading a newspaper, apparently oblivious to the contribution he was making to the traffic chaos.Jean Vilbrun Guillaume Sam sat at his desk, head in hands, apparently oblivious to the events outside.
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