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oblivion

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Definition the state of being completely forgotten

or:

the state of being completely destroyed — typically so as to no longer exist

or:

a state of having lost all sense of what is going on — as during sleep or use of some drugs
  • She stopped performing and her music faded into oblivion.
oblivion = the state of being completely forgotten
  • Washington decided that a bold move was required to save his army and the revolutionary cause from oblivion.
  • oblivion = ceasing to exist
  • She drank herself into oblivion.
  • oblivion = a state of having lost all sense of what is going on
  • She said Shakespeare's works came close to fading into oblivion.
  • oblivion = the state of being completely forgotten
  • And if he kept his eye peeled quickly he would see himself, an instant before oblivion,
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • oblivion = no longer existing
  • ...the problem is not suffering itself or oblivion itself but the depraved meaninglessness of these things, the absolutely inhuman nihilism of suffering.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just so long as it is needed, to deny the existence of objective reality and all the while to take account of the reality which one denies — all this is indispensably necessary.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • oblivion = the state of being completely forgotten
  • Perhaps the great broadcasting stations with their beams of color and light and talk and chatter went first into oblivion.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • oblivion = no longer existing
  • Sure, I fear earthly oblivion.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • The oblivion fear is something else, fear that I won't be able to give anything in exchange for my life.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • Augustus plowed through: "I mean, particularly given that, as you so deliciously pointed out, all of this will end in oblivion and everything."
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • And if the inevitability of human oblivion worries you, I encourage you to ignore it.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • "I fear oblivion," he said without a moment's pause.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • You said you fear oblivion?
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • But you fear oblivion.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • We just sat there quiet for a long time, which was fine, and I was thinking about way back in the very beginning in the Literal Heart of Jesus when Gus told us that he feared oblivion,
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • I'm in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable, and that we're all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and I know the sun will swallow the only earth we'll ever have, and I am in love with you.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • oblivion = no longer existing and being forgotten
  • "I'd a little rather not be the polo player," said Tom pleasantly, "I'd rather look at all these famous people in — in oblivion."
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • oblivion = a state of being unknown and unnoticed
  • Tom appeared from his oblivion as we were sitting down to supper together.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • oblivion = a state of being unknown and unnoticed
  • I face an incoming tide of forgetting, and then oblivion.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement

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