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  • She is oblivious to the dangers.
  • She’s a happy girl—oblivious to most of the unhappiness around her.
  • Marilla found Anne face downward on her bed, crying bitterly, quite oblivious of muddy boots on a clean counterpane.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • They both now stood facing one another, as though oblivious of where they were, or what they had to do next.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  The Idiot

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  • Martin was now talking to himself, oblivious to his wife’s presence, indifferent to her.
    Haldeman, Julius Mr. and Mrs.  --  Dust
  • It was a fact that Rebecca’s attitude towards the opposite sex was still somewhat indifferent and oblivious, even for fifteen and a half.
    Wiggin, Kate Douglas  --  Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm
  • He towed his paint cart behind him, oblivious to the fact that he was being followed.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • She is pushing the gnomes away from her, terrified, now oblivious of my presence.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • Sometimes Jamie seemed oblivious of situations that were happening right in front of her.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • She seemed oblivious to me sitting there.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees

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  • But the figure inside the booth remained hunched over, oblivious ... never looking up, no matter how many times Eddie howled...
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • ...he had fallen asleep sitting against his shelter wall, oblivious even to the mosquitoes,
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet
  • He stares at her with burning intensity, completely oblivious to Rosie.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • While Ronnie could see that it was anything but interesting to Susan, Will remained oblivious.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • ...with several girls ... all pretending to be oblivious to the boys around them.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Thankfully, Stevie Rae was oblivious to my thoughts, and kept on talking.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • He couldn’t be oblivious to the fact that Nessie was the only female of his kind that wasn’t his half-sister.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • But Jim is oblivious;
    Tennessee Williams  --  The Glass Menagerie
  • They were used circumspectly, and the humans remained, for the most part, oblivious.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • I wanted to be all alone in an attic like Skellig, with just the owls and the moonlight and an oblivious heart.
    David Almond  --  Skellig
  • Canst thou not minister to a mind diseas’d; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow; Raze out the written troubles of the brain; And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff’d bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart?
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth
  • You can be oblivious to the sound for a long while,
    William Faulkner  --  The Sound and the Fury
  • I hated the girl I saw there, and she didn’t even care, didn’t know, just staring out, oblivious.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • in front of the cigar store the Cherokee wooden Indian stood ... oblivious to Catholic or Baptist bells,
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • But he was looking the other way, oblivious to the scuffling and noise, opening the blades on his pocketknife, one by one, and stabbing them into the juniper post.
    Leslie Marmon Silko  --  Ceremony
  • She had her head down, resting against the rail of the bed, and her shoulders shook as she wept, with Grandma Halley sleeping on, oblivious.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • Jonah and Mark raced by again, oblivious to their presence.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • They talked quietly, oblivious to the throngs around them, neither one of them noticing when the check was brought to the table and the lunch crowd emptied out.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • They advance, their heads together, so interested in a discussion they are oblivious to everyone.
    Eugene O’Neill  --  The Iceman Cometh
  • He seemed oblivious to everything going on around him, even when R.W. Quincy stole Todd’s wheelchair and pushed Dexter around and around before running him into the wall.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • Ben pushed his glasses up on his nose, oblivious to the fact that they were cockeyed.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Jem painted his car bright black, achieved the effect of whitewalled tires with more paint, kept his conveyance polished to perfection, and motored to Abbottsville every Friday evening in quiet dignity, oblivious to the fact that his car sounded like an oversized coffee mill, and that wherever he went hound dogs tended to congregate in large numbers.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • "The last slave lasted two weeks," the slaver continues, oblivious to my growing terror.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • "I’m spending the weekend with Johnny Depp," I say, attempting to appear oblivious to her demeanor.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • I keep going anyway, threading past tables piled with food and roses and bags, everyone talking and laughing, oblivious.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • They seemed oblivious to the man at the desk.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • Traffic barrels past at seventy miles per hour, oblivious to the little drama unfolding on the shoulder.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Each one of them stared at the sky with a glazed expression, a look of oblivious glee.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • I wanted to smack her, right then, the obliviousness, the girliness, of her: trying to get an ego stroke from the husband of a missing woman.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Instead, as if realizing he was free of his rider but angry that Luke had even attempted to sit astride him in the first place, the bull turned around, oblivious to the others who were trying to distract him.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • In my heart, I knew that there were factors here that he was oblivious to.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • They seemed completely oblivious that people had weapons aimed at them.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Which would be okay except that she’s also oblivious to the commotion that my presence is creating along Ninth Avenue, which is full of bars and people loitering and smoking in front of them.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Ringer seems oblivious to our discomfort.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • "Even if you’re a little oblivious."
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • We couldn’t believe the army had been oblivious to bin Laden’s whereabouts.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • "She can’t do that!" she cried, oblivious to the flames licking her hand.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Dr. Furman struck her as oblivious, Dr. Melton struck her as a flirt, but it was an opportunity to be nearer to Kevin.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • He used to while away the days as calm and unruffled as Buddha, ensconced in a great leather chair and apparently oblivious to the storms which swirled through the corridors of Greenhedges.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The man’s eyes followed Kvothe’s moving hand, but seemed oblivious to everything being said around him.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
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