Oblivious vs Obnoxious - What's the difference?

oblivious | obnoxious |


As adjectives the difference between oblivious and obnoxious

is that oblivious is (usually followed by to'' or ''of ) lacking awareness; unmindful; unaware, unconscious of while obnoxious is extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.

oblivious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (usually followed by to'' or ''of ) Lacking awareness; unmindful; unaware, unconscious of.
  • Failing to remember; forgetful.
  • obnoxious

    English

    Alternative forms

    * obnoctious (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.
  • He was an especially obnoxious and detestable specimen of a man.
    Throwing stones at the bus is another example of your obnoxious behaviour.
  • (archaic) exposed to harm or injury.
  • * 1661 , , page 26,
  • To begin then with his Experiment of the burning Wood, it seems to me to be obnoxious to not a few considerable Exceptions.