What does oblivion mean?

Definitions for oblivion
əˈblɪv i ənobliv·ion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word oblivion.

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.

    Etymology: From oblivion ( = oblivion), from oblivio, from .

  2. oblivion(Noun)

    The state of being completely forgotten.

    Etymology: From oblivion ( = oblivion), from oblivio, from .

  3. oblivion(Noun)

    A state of permanent unconsciousness existing after death

    Etymology: 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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Oblivion

    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-emoblivisci, to forget.]

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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How to say oblivion in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oblivion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oblivion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of oblivion in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Time hath a wallet at his back, wherein he puts. Alms for oblivion, a great-sized monster of ingratitudes.

  2. Robin Green:

    That's the whole thing with the hog. It's you and 80 wild horses under your butt, just sitting on 10 square inches where the rubber meets the road. That hurricane gale wind whipping you in the face, leaning into a curve you can feel that gravity wanting to suck you down into it and what do you do Give it a little more gas. Pure centrifugal force. You can see yourself hurtling ass end over teakettle into oblivion.

  3. The Talmud:

    Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.

  4. James Thurber:

    But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    We were a silent, hidden thought in the folds of oblivion, and we have become a voice that causes the heavens to tremble.

Images & Illustrations of oblivion

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