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forgetfulness (noun)

erasure, blankness, forgetfulness, amnesia, obliteration.

Other synonyms:

nothing, indifference, inattentive, existence, obscurity, carelessness, obliviousness, fullness, pardon, limbo, forbearance, void, vacantly, mental block, slip through the net/cracks, get/become lost (in something), being, nirvana, block, spaced out, nonexistence, remembrance, absent, in a dream, remission, neglectful, acquittal, distant, escape, memory, absent-minded, mercy, forgetful, forgiveness, preoccupied, something goes in one ear and out the other, nihility, emptiness, absolution, in a world of your own, abstracted, amnesty, senior moment.

Examples of usage:

The more she tried to look bright in the day, the more impossible it seemed to forget her troubles in the temporary oblivion of a sound sleep. - "A Christmas Posy", Mary Louisa Stewart Molesworth.

The Minister of Police now informed him that, from the mutilated state of his body, and from the sufferings he had gone through, he must be convinced that it was not the intention of the French Government ever to restore him to his native country, where he might relate occurrences which the policy of France required to be buried in oblivion; he, therefore, had no choice between serving the Emperor of the French, or perishing within the walls of the prison where he was confined. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.

Oblivion hides the rest. - "Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul", Various.

Similar words:

oblivious, oblation, obliging, oblations, obligation, financial obligation.

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