What word to choose as the opposite of “self-aware”?

What word would describe the quality of not being self-aware?

  • unselfaware
  • unself-aware
  • un-selfaware
  • un-self-aware
  • non-self-aware

I am aware that it is allowed to have multiple hyphens in a word. However, the Oxford English Dictionary lists self-aware as a hyphenated word, whilst unaware is not. Therefore, I am unsure which of these options to choose. Or perhaps there is a better word?


Perhaps something along the lines of “oblivious”? “Words” with two hyphens are monstrosities, in my opinion.

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