Definition of 'oblivious'
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There will be a backlash of which he appears to be oblivious. The Sun (2008)Some remained oblivious to the strike entirely. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They emerged unhurried and seemingly oblivious to the potentially lethal situation they had been in. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet ministers seem oblivious to these problems. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is he wandering around the garden totally oblivious to this scene? Christianity Today (2000)Quite often the husband will be completely oblivious. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They seem oblivious to the catastrophic effects of their actions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They also remain wilfully oblivious to the fact that the sovereignty they seek to uphold is a legal fiction. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The couple went over to see if they could help the man, who was unconscious and apparently oblivious to the loud music. The Sun (2006)He is genial, amiable, but apparently oblivious to danger. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Surprisingly, though, many people remain oblivious of the dangers from rivers and the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'oblivious'
British English: oblivious ADJECTIVE
If you are oblivious to something or oblivious of it, you are not aware of it.
She lay motionless where she was, oblivious to pain.
Definition of oblivious from the Collins English Dictionary
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