oblivious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English oblivious, from Latin obliviosus (forgetful, oblivious).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈblɪv.i.əs/, /əˈblɪ.vi.əs/

Adjective[edit]

oblivious (comparative more oblivious, superlative most oblivious)

  1. (usually followed by to or of) Lacking awareness; unmindful; unaware, unconscious of.
  2. Failing to remember; forgetful.

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin obliviosus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔbˈlivius/, /ɔbˈliːvius/

Adjective[edit]

oblivious

  1. (Late Middle English, rare) forgetful

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: oblivious

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