Definitions for oblivionəˈblɪv i ən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ob•liv•i•onəˈblɪv i ən(n.)
the state of being completely forgotten.
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
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
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.