the state of being disregarded or forgotten
"he sought the great oblivion of sleep"
The state of forgetfulness or distraction.
The state of being completely forgotten.
A state of permanent unconsciousness existing after death
Origin: From oblivion ( = oblivion), from oblivio, from .
the act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness
official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ob-liv′i-un, n. act of forgetting or state of being forgotten: remission of punishment.—adj. Obliv′ious, forgetful: prone to forget: causing forgetfulness.—adv. Obliv′iously.—ns. Obliv′iousness; Oblivisc′ence. [Fr.,—L. oblivion-em—oblivisci, to forget.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The memory of Eternity. 2. A place where the human race and politicians are as one; where immortals are afflicted with aphasia; where God enjoys a long siesta; where we lose the bores and all those good folks who want to tell us the sad story of their lives.
The numerical value of oblivion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of oblivion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He's one dumb knighthood away from oblivion.
It distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion.
As for life, it is a battle and a sojourning in a strange land but the fame that comes after is oblivion.
We were a silent, hidden thought in the folds of oblivion, and we have become a voice that causes the heavens to tremble.
You can't bomb knowledge into oblivion unless you kill everybody. You can't bomb it away, the question is, can you provide an adequate level ... of intrusive inspections, structured tough requirements, limitations, all the insights necessary to be able to know to a certainty that a program is peaceful.
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- λησμονιά, λήθηGreek
- unho, unohdus, hajamielisyys, unhola, unohteluFinnish
- aizmirsība, aizmirstībaLatvian
- vergetelheid, vergeetachtigheidDutch
- zapomnienie, nieświadomośćPolish
- забывчивость, забвениеRussian
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