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oblivion

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ob=liv=i=on
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2 in 2 verses (in OT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

oblivionn. [L. oblivio, akin to oblivisci to forget: cf. OF. oblivion.].
  •  The act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness.  [1913 Webster]
    "Second childishness and mere oblivion."  [1913 Webster]
    "Among our crimes oblivion may be set."  [1913 Webster]
    "The origin of our city will be buried in eternal oblivion."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion.  Sir J. Davies.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- See Forgetfulness.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

oblivion, n.
1 a the state of having or being forgotten. b disregard; an unregarded state.
2 an amnesty or pardon.

Idiom
fall into oblivion be forgotten or disused.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. L oblivio -onis f. oblivisci forget

DEVIL DICTIONARY

oblivion

n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock.

THESAURUS

oblivion

KO, Lethe, abandon, absentmindedness, anonymity, blackness, blackout, blank mind, blankmindedness, blankness, calm of mind, careless abandon, carelessness, casualness, catalepsy, catatonia, catatony, coma, cursoriness, darkness, decay of memory, disregard, disregardfulness, easiness, emptiness of mind, empty-headedness, extinction, faint, fallow mind, fatuity, foolishness, forgetfulness, forgetting, forgiveness, grayout, hastiness, hazy recollection, heedlessness, inanity, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, indifference, insensibility, insensibleness, insouciance, kayo, knockout, lack of foresight, laziness, lethe, limbo, lipothymia, lipothymy, mental blankness, nepenthe, nihility, nirvana, nirvana principle, nothingness, obliteration, obliviousness, obscurity, offhandedness, passivity, perfunctoriness, quietism, recklessness, regardlessness, semiconsciousness, senselessness, short memory, sleep, sprezzatura, stupor, swoon, syncope, tabula rasa, tactlessness, thoughtfreeness, thoughtlessness, tranquillity, unawareness, unconsciousness, unheedfulness, unintelligence, unmindfulness, unpreparedness, unreadiness, unsolicitousness, unsolicitude, unthinkingness, vacancy, vacuity, void, waters of oblivion

ROGET THESAURUS

oblivion

Inexistence

N inexistence, nonexistence, nonsubsistence, nonentity, nil, negativeness, nullity, nihility, nihilism, tabula rasa, blank, abeyance, absence, no such thing, nonbeing, nothingness, oblivion, annihilation, extinction, extinguishment, extirpation, Nirvana, obliteration, inexistent, nonexistent, negative, blank, missing, omitted, absent, insubstantial, shadowy, spectral, visionary, unreal, potential, virtual, baseless, in nubibus, unsubstantial, vain, unborn, uncreated, unbegotten, unconceived, unproduced, unmade, perished, annihilated extinct, exhausted, gone, lost, vanished, departed, gone with the wind, defunct, fabulous, ideal, supposititious &c, negatively, virtually, non ens.

Forgiveness

N forgiveness, pardon, condonation, grace, remission, absolution, amnesty, oblivion, indulgence, reprieve, conciliation, reconcilement, reconciliation, propitiation, excuse, exoneration, quittance, release, indemnity, bill of indemnity, act of indemnity, covenant of indemnity, deed of indemnity, exculpation, longanimity, placability, amantium irae, locus paenitentiae, forbearance, forgiving, placable, conciliatory, forgiven, unresented, unavenged, unrevenged, cry you mercy, veniam petimusque damusque vicissim, more in sorrow than in anger, comprendre tout c'est tout pardonner, the offender never pardons.

Oblivion

N oblivion, obliviousness, lethe, forgetfulness, amnesia, obliteration of &c, insensibility to the past, short memory, treacherous memory, poor memory, loose memory, slippery memory, failing memory, decay of memory, failure of memory, lapse of memory, waters of Lethe, waters of oblivion, amnesty, general pardon, repressed memory, forgotten, unremembered, past recollection, bygone, out of mind, buried in oblivion, sunk in oblivion, clean forgotten, gone out of one's head, gone out of one's recollection, forgetful, oblivious, mindless, Lethean, insensible to the past, heedless, non mi ricordo, the memory failing, the memory deserting one, being at fault, being in fault, To the Future.


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