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Synonyms for oblivious
əˈblɪv i əsobliv·i·ous

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. oblivious

    As regards mental action, absorbed, abstracted, and preoccupied refer to the cause, absent or absent-minded to the effect. The man absorbed in one thing will appear absent in others. A preoccupied person may seem listless and thoughtless, but the really listless and thoughtless have not mental energy to be preoccupied. The absent-minded man is oblivious of ordinary matters, because his thoughts are elsewhere. One who is preoccupied is intensely busy in thought; one may be absent-minded either through intense concentration or simply through inattention, with fitful and aimless wandering of thought. Compare ABSTRACT.

    Synonyms:
    absent, absent-minded, absorbed, abstracted, heedless, inattentive, indifferent, listless, negligent, preoccupied, thoughtless

    Antonyms:
    alert, attentive, on hand, prompt, ready, thoughtful, wide-awake

Princeton's WordNet

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

    (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"

    Antonyms:
    aware(p), cognizant, attentive, cognisant

  2. forgetful, obliviousadjective

    failing to keep in mind

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

    Synonyms:
    unmindful, unretentive, mindless, short, oblivious(p), unmindful(p), forgetful

    Antonyms:
    cognisant, attentive, aware(p), cognizant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obliviousadjective

    Synonyms:
    forgetful, mindless, heedless, careless, negligent, neglectful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. obliviousadjective

    Synonyms:
    unmindful, unconscious, forgetful, heedless, disregardful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "oblivious":

    unconscious, insensitive, indifferent

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How to use oblivious in a sentence?

  1. Jeff Sessions:

    Too many politicians and pundits here in America have been woefully oblivious to, or in some cases complicit in, what is going on around us, the failed European Union experiment, and Great Britain’s rejection of it, must serve as a wake-up call for all of us in America.

  2. Cat Packer:

    I will admit, before taking the class, I was completely oblivious to the many interesting conversations happening around the country about this subject.

  3. The State Department official:

    It is hard to know exactly what will come out of this first conversation, i am not oblivious to the weight of history.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    You know, people think sometimes that public health officials are oblivious to the economic considerations. Not at all -- I mean, we are very empathetic towards that, but we still have to maintain the public health measures if we're going to get our arms around this outbreak.

  5. Keith Byers:

    Anyone who resorts to installing illegal tracking devices on the vehicles of their adversaries is either highly motivated, desperate, unstable, or completely oblivious to the consequences.


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