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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 obliv·i·on /əˈblɪviən, o, ɑ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ob·liv·i·on n.
 1. The act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness.
    Second childishness and mere oblivion.   --Shak.
    Among our crimes oblivion may be set.   --Dryden
    The origin of our city will be buried in eternal oblivion.   --W. Irving.
 2. Official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion.
 Syn: -- See Forgetfulness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being disregarded or forgotten [syn: limbo]
      2: total forgetfulness; "he sought the great oblivion of sleep"
         [syn: obliviousness]