Oblivion

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Oblivion->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ oblivion
oblivion
obliviousness
lethe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ forgetfulness
forgetfulness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ obliteration
obliteration
&c. 552
of
insensibility
&c. 823
to the past
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ short memory
short memory
treacherous memory
loose memory
slippery memory
failing memory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ decay of memory
decay of memory
failure of memory
lapse of memory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ waters of Lethe
waters of Lethe
waters of oblivion
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ amnesty
amnesty
general pardon
PARAG:Oblivion->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ forget
forget
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be forgetful
be forgetful
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fall into oblivion
fall into oblivion
sink into oblivion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have a short memory
have a short memory
&c.->N.
have no head
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ forget one's own name
forget one's own name
have on the tip of one's tongue
come in one ear and go out the other
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ slip memory
slip memory
escape memory
fade from memory
die away from the memory
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ lose
lose
lose sight of
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ unlearn
unlearn
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ efface
efface
&c. 552
discharge from the memory
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ consign to oblivion
consign to oblivion
consign to the tomb of the Capulets
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ think no more of
think no more of
&c.(turn the attention from) 458
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ cast behind one's back
cast behind one's back
wean one's thoughts from
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ let bygones be bygones
let bygones be bygones
&c.(forgive) 918
PARAG:Oblivion->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ forgotten
forgotten
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unremembered
unremembered
past recollection
bygone
out of mind
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ buried in oblivion
buried in oblivion
sunk in oblivion
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ clean forgotten
clean forgotten
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gone out of one's head
gone out of one's head
gone out of one's recollection
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ forgetful
forgetful
oblivious
mindless
Lethean
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ insensible
insensible
&c. 823
to the past
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ heedless
heedless

English dictionary for students. 2013.

Synonyms:
(Oblivion refers especially to the thing forgotten) / ,


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