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oblivion

noun [U] (NO MEMORY)    /əˈblɪv.i.ən/
the state of being completely forgotten : He was another minor poet , perhaps unfairly consigned to oblivion. These toys will be around for a year or two, then fade / slide / sink into oblivion.Forgetting and forgetfulness the state of being completely destroyed : The planes bombed the city into oblivion.Destroying and demolishingDamaging and spoiling
(Definition of oblivion noun (NO MEMORY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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