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Definition of 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

Ultimately life is disease, death and oblivion. It's still better than high school.
Dan Savage

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

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

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

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