Origin of oblivion
OTHER WORDS FROM oblivionself-ob·liv·i·on, noun
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How to use oblivion in a sentence
These words are also motivated to overcome oblivion, that malicious vermin that erodes memories.
The film is visually shrouded in darkness, with light serving mainly as a respite from the shadows, but it’s Maud’s psyche that’s toughest to confront — if only because her doomed progress toward her own oblivion is a horrifically relatable fate.
Behind a row of sagging cabins and decades-old farm equipment, flat fields ran into the brambly branches of a leafless forest before fading into the oblivion of a dreary squall.The Big Thaw: How Russia Could Dominate a Warming World|by Abrahm Lustgarten, photography by Sergey Ponomarev|December 16, 2020|ProPublica
The pandemic has taken an industry that was already fending off threats on all sides and nudged it toward oblivion.
Reinvention is the holy grail of business, both for tech companies trying to bend the arc of the universe and old-line companies desperately attempting to stave off oblivion.Is BP really going ‘beyond petroleum’ this time around?|Adam Lashinsky|October 12, 2020|Fortune
If opponents of gay rights are supposed to be retreating into oblivion, they missed the memo.
The team could sink into oblivion—or be bought by a beloved figure who could transform it.How to Rescue the Clippers From Donald Sterling’s Racist Clutches|Jesse Lawrence|April 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That which gave him the power over me came back out of oblivion, where I had hoped to keep it.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, one is headed to political oblivion, and the other is staring it in its face.
Not even a plan: just a wild lashing out, really, against oblivion.
He was contemporary with Milton, and preferred before him by critics of the day, but has now sunk into oblivion.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Could you have let them alone, by this time, poor Souls, they had been all peaceably buried in Oblivion!A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
After the total oblivion of the matter in his waking moments, he will sometimes recall all the details of the affair in a dream.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Sleep kindly came to some, and lulled their spirits into momentary oblivion.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
Holding the violin aloft, he cried exultingly: Henceforth thou art mine, though death and oblivion lurk ever near thee!The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa