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noun [uncountable]     oblivion pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    a situation in which someone or something has been completely forgotten

    a Hollywood star who has gradually faded into oblivion

  2. 2
    a state in which you do not notice what is happening around you, usually because you are sleeping or very drunk

    Drinking himself into oblivion won’t solve any of his problems.


mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

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