oblivious

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

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 EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin obliviosus.

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

oblivious

  1. (Late Middle English, rare) forgetful

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: oblivious

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