What does the word oblivion mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Marie Corelli
  3. There would a blinding crash as the gas exploded, and then oblivion. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)