oblivion

Part of speech: noun

The state of being utterly forgotten.

Part of speech: noun

The act of forgetting completely; forgetfulness; amnesty.

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Usage examples "oblivion":

  1. But when we consider how little, outside Beowulf, we know of the Geatic kingdom at all, we cannot pronounce such oblivion impossible. - "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers.
  2. He caught it with an astonished yet pleased look- and stooping, kissed it before I could prevent him, and this time literally scrambled out of my presence with an entire oblivion of his usual dignity. - "Vendetta A Story of One Forgotten", Marie Corelli.
  3. There would a blinding crash as the gas exploded, and then oblivion. - "The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest", Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap).