Associations to the word «Oblivious»


OBLIVIOUS, adjective. (usually followed by to or of) Lacking awareness; unmindful; unaware, unconscious of.
OBLIVIOUS, adjective. Failing to remember; forgetful.
OBLIVIOUS TRANSFER, noun. (cryptography) A transfer in which a sender sends some information to a receiver but does not know what is received.

Dictionary definition

OBLIVIOUS, adjective. (followed by `to' or `of') lacking conscious awareness of; "oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform"; "oblivious to the risks she ran"; "not unmindful of the heavy responsibility".
OBLIVIOUS, adjective. Failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne