(noun, verb)


1. the state of being disregarded or forgotten

Similar word(s): limbo

Definition categories: state, obscurity

2. total forgetfulness

- he sought the great oblivion of sleep

Similar word(s): obliviousness

Definition categories: thought, forgetfulness

Sentences with oblivion as a noun:

- He found him in a desert land, in the oblivion, a howling wilderness.

- I will cast them into oblivion!

- Close shut the gates of oblivion!


1. (transitive) To consign to oblivion; to efface utterly.