Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful.
  • adjective Archaic Lacking all memory; forgetful.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Forgetful; disposed to forget.
  • Causing forgetfulness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Promoting oblivion; causing forgetfulness.
  • adjective Evincing oblivion; forgetful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Lacking awareness; unmindful.
  • adjective Failing to remember; forgetful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of
  • adjective failing to keep in mind

Etymologies

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From Latin obliviosus ("forgetful, oblivious")

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