Definitions for oblivionəˈblɪv i ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•liv•i•onəˈblɪv i ən(n.)

  1. the state of being completely forgotten.

  2. the state of forgetting or of being oblivious:

    the oblivion of sleep.

Origin of oblivion:

1350–1400; ME (< MF) < L oblīviō=oblīv(īscī) to forget +-iō -ion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblivion, limbo(noun)

    the state of being disregarded or forgotten

  2. obliviousness, oblivion(noun)

    total forgetfulness

    "he sought the great oblivion of sleep"

Wiktionary

  1. oblivion(Noun)

    The state of forgetfulness or distraction.

  2. oblivion(Noun)

    The state of being completely forgotten.

  3. oblivion(Noun)

    A state of permanent unconsciousness existing after death

  4. Origin: From oblivion ( = oblivion), from oblivio, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oblivion(noun)

    the act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness

  2. Oblivion(noun)

    official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion

Freebase

  1. Oblivion

    Oblivion is a steel roller coaster located at Alton Towers in England. The ride opened as the world's first vertical drop roller coaster on March 14, 1998 amidst a large publicity campaign. The ride has a height restriction of 1.4 metres. With a maximum speed of 68 mph, it is the third fastest roller coaster in the UK behind Stealth at Thorpe Park and the Pepsi Max Big One at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. oblivion

    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.

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