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- n. The characteristic of being oblivious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. total forgetfulness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being oblivious or forgetful; forgetfulness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. total forgetfulness
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This already seems like the definition of obliviousness and one day will undoubtedly look delusional, but it's the business-as-usual mentality with which Washington faces a new world.
It requires a certain kind of obliviousness – as well as a failure of logic – to imagine that, because that is what everyone should be doing eventually, it is what anyone should be doing now.
AXELROD: It spoke to the kind of obliviousness that people associated with the Bush administration and it kind of augmented our message at a time when we so clearly needed change.
There's an odd kind of obliviousness that's crept into journalism over the past couple of decades that's now a full blown eruption.
"Inferior minds, to whom this swift mental vision is a thing unknown, who are ignorant of the spirit's inner workings, laugh at the dreamer; and if he is subject to this kind of obliviousness, regard him as a madman.
Anyway, SLC, your total obliviousness to things that anyone knows who reads Israeli newspapers is a standard sign of the psychopath.
Everyone loves a free clown show and your obliviousness about how vile and worthless you are is just hilarious
People with Asperger's, by their very obliviousness, hold up a lens to our society and allow us to see it and ourselves in a new way.
Artists, actors, musicians have expressed some reluctance to practice meditation lest they be content in all the worst ways, lying about in placid obliviousness.
Tesla has everything the author esteems in a protagonist: He is a bachelor with peculiar fixations and a sturdy obliviousness to misfortune; he is rude and temperamental, but somehow endearing.