[uh-bliv-ee-uh s] /əˈblɪv i əs/
unmindful; unconscious; unaware (usually followed by of or to):
She was oblivious of his admiration.
forgetful; without remembrance or memory:
oblivious of my former failure.
Archaic. inducing forgetfulness.
foll by to or of. unaware or forgetful
mid-15c., from Latin obliviosus “forgetful, that easily forgets; producing forgetfulness,” from oblivion (see oblivion). Meaning “unaware, unconscious (of something)” is from 1862, formerly regarded as erroneous, this is now the general meaning and the word has lost its original sense of “no longer aware or mindful.” Properly should be used with to, not of. Related: Obliviously; obliviousness.
language A small, portable, Object-oriented extension to Prolog by Margaret McDougall of EdCAAD, Dept Arch, University of Edinburgh. (1995-12-29)
[ob-lawng, -long] /ˈɒbˌlɔŋ, -ˌlɒŋ/ adjective 1. elongated, usually from the square or circular form. 2. in the form of a rectangle one of whose dimensions is greater than the other. noun 3. an oblong figure. /ˈɒbˌlɒŋ/ adjective 1. having an elongated, esp rectangular, shape noun 2. a figure or object having this shape adj. early […]
[ob-lawng-gah-tuh, -long-] /ˌɒb lɔŋˈgɑ tə, -lɒŋ-/ noun, plural oblongatas, oblongatae [ob-lawng-gah-tee, -long-] /ˌɒb lɔŋˈgɑ ti, -lɒŋ-/ (Show IPA) 1. . oblongata ob·lon·ga·ta (ŏb’lŏng-gā’tə, -gä’tə) n. The medulla oblongata.
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