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
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
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.
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The numerical value of oblivion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of oblivion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of oblivion in a Sentence
Oblivion cures the old wounds.
He's one dumb knighthood away from oblivion.
Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.
Beware of too much laughter, for it deadens the mind and produces oblivion.
Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion.
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Translations for oblivion
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- λησμονιά, λήθηGreek
- unho, unohdus, hajamielisyys, unhola, unohteluFinnish
- aizmirsība, aizmirstībaLatvian
- vergetelheid, vergeetachtigheidDutch
- zapomnienie, nieświadomośćPolish
- забывчивость, забвениеRussian
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