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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

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

Ignorance is not bliss - it is oblivion.
Philip Wylie

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

I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity.
Tallulah Bankhead

Blue oblivion, largely lit, smiled and smiled at me.
William Rose Benet
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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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