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oblivion
used in The Great Gatsby

2 uses
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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
  • "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."
    p. 105.5
oblivion = a state of being unknown and unnoticed
  • Tom appeared from his oblivion as we were sitting down to supper together.
    p. 105.8
oblivion = a state of being unknown and unnoticed
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