Oblivion

Definition of Oblivion

Ob`liv´i`on
n.1.The act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness.
Second childishness and mere oblivion.
- Shak.
Among our crimes oblivion may be set.
- Dryden
The origin of our city will be buried in eternal oblivion.
- W. Irving.
2.Official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion.

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