GRE Word List

OBLIVIOUS

inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)

The meaning of the word oblivious is inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting).

Random words

WordMeaning
ominousthreatening; of an evil omen
conceptionbeginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
prankmischievous trick
insinuatehint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
mortifyhumiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
reprievepostponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
intangiblenot able to be perceived by touch; vague
distendexpand; swell out
gratemake a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
flipsend (something) spinning, often into the air, by striking with a light quick blow; turn over; Ex. flip over