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Definition of Oblivion

Oblivion

  1. The act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness.
  2. Official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion.

Oblivion Quotations

A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
Umberto Eco

The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.
Alfred A. Montapert

Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.
Raymond Chandler

An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.
Auguste Renoir

Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
Horace Greeley
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Oblivion Translations

oblivion in German is Vergessenheit, Nichtbeachtung
oblivion in Italian is oblio
oblivion in Latin is oblivio
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