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oblivion

noun [U]  us   /əˈblɪv·i·ən/

oblivion noun [U] (MENTAL STATE)

the state of being unconscious or lacking awareness of what is happening around you

oblivion noun [U] (FORGOTTEN BY OTHERS)

the state of being completely forgotten by the public: He wrote one extraordinary book and then faded into oblivion.
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