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əˈblɪv i əs

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    (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, oblivious(adj)

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. oblivious(a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    unconscious, insensitive, indifferent

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