Pronunciation of Oblivion
/əblˈɪvi͡ən/, /əblˈɪviən/, /ə_b_l_ˈɪ_v_iə_n/
Synonyms for oblivion:
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 2 (noun)
faintness, coma, insentience, insensitivity, deadness, dullness, stupor, aloofness, anesthesia, narcosis, numbness, unfeelingness, insensibility, senselessness, trance, obliviousness, swoon, unconsciousness, Sopor, callousness.
mental blankness (noun)
nothingness, obscurity (noun)
Usage examples for oblivion:
- But the countries in America subject to the Spanish dominion have felt less sensibly, perhaps, than any others in the world, the onward impulse of the last two centuries, and in them many usages and customs derived from Europe, but there long since fallen into oblivion, are still in full force. - "Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I.", John L. Stephens.
- Yes, and it was his only salvation, that he, with his military knowledge and skill, was not allowed to sink into oblivion. - "The Northern Light", E. Werner.
- I should be perfectly content to live a few years in a moderate state of happiness and then drop into oblivion- and I think most people are like me. - "The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance", Marie Corelli.