Definition of 'oblivion'

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Synonyms of "oblivion"
Synonyms of "oblivion"
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I used to just seek oblivion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The road to political oblivion is paved with good intentions out of control. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Or will we sink beneath the ocean to political oblivion? The Sun (2015)How can the party arrest this slide into political oblivion? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Faced with political oblivion, he fought back. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Darts stared oblivion in the face, but darts pulled through. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By the following year, nearly all of the big names faced oblivion. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And if robots become truly autonomous, then the human race could face oblivion. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Coming fifth in a general election with only 4 per cent of the vote usually results in political oblivion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or face irrelevance and oblivion. The Sun (2012)

Synonyms of 'oblivion'

unconsciousness, forgetfulness, senselessness, obliviousness
extinction, annihilation, eradication, obliteration

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Translations for 'oblivion'

British English: oblivion NOUN
unawareness Oblivion is the state of not being aware of what is happening around you, for example because you are asleep or unconscious.
British English: oblivion NOUN
disregard Oblivion is the state of having been forgotten or of no longer being considered important.
It seems that the so-called new theory is likely to sink into oblivion.


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