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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

Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
Horace Greeley

We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.
Fred Allen

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

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

People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?
Claude Debussy
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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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