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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

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

Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.
Horace Greeley

Most people are living lives of sort of survival. And constantly posing an existential crisis, either through fantasy or oblivion, really has been pretty much explored in rock and roll. At least in the western version of rock n' roll.
Billy Corgan

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

All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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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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