oblivion

Oblivion is the state of being forgotten. If you slip into oblivion after selling one record, then your only hope is becoming a "VH1 one-hit wonder."

Oblivion can also mean "total forgetfulness" — like what patients with dementia or new parents feel. If you find yourself putting the crackers in the fridge and milk in the cupboards, or forgetting your own phone number, you might be experiencing oblivion. Enjoy it while it lasts.

Definitions of oblivion
1

n the state of being disregarded or forgotten

Synonyms:
limbo
Type of:
obscurity
an obscure and unimportant standing; not well known

n total forgetfulness

“he sought the great oblivion of sleep”
Synonyms:
obliviousness
Type of:
forgetfulness
unawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember

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