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obliviousness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of obliviousness

  1. 1 a state of being disregardful or unconscious of one's surroundings, concerns, or obligations her general obliviousness often results in her walking into walls and other hard-to-miss objects Synonyms of obliviousness forgetfulness, nirvana, oblivionWords Related to obliviousness ignorance, incognizance, innocence, insensibility, nescience, unawareness, unconsciousness, unfamiliarity; amnesia, blindness; absentmindedness, absorption, abstraction, inattention, inattentiveness, preoccupationNear Antonyms of obliviousness memory, recall, recollection, remembrance; alertness, awareness, cognizance, consciousness

  2. 2 the state of being unaware or uninformed obliviousness of a law is not an acceptable excuse for breaking it Synonyms of obliviousness benightedness, cluelessness, incognizance, innocence, nescience, ignorance, unawareness, unfamiliarityWords Related to obliviousness callowness, greenness, inexperience, naïveté (also naivete or naiveté), rawness, simpleness, unsophisticationNear Antonyms of obliviousness experience, know-how; sophisticationAntonyms of obliviousness acquaintance, awareness, cognizance, familiarity


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