sink into oblivion

sink into oblivion
be forgotten

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • sink into — phr verb Sink into is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑tooth Sink into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑apathy, ↑bog, ↑chair, ↑coma, ↑couch, ↑gloom, ↑oblivion, ↑obscurity, ↑recession, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • sink — I n. the bathroom (AE; BE has handbasin, wash hand basin); kitchen sink II v. 1) (d; intr.) to sink below (to sink below the surface) 2) (d; intr., tr.) to sink into (to sink into oblivion; to sink one s teeth into a good steak) 3) (D; intr.) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • oblivion — n. to sink into oblivion * * * [ə blɪvɪən] to sink into oblivion to sink into oblivion …   Combinatory dictionary

  • oblivion — o|bliv|i|on [əˈblıviən] n [U] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin oblivio, from oblivisci to forget ] 1.) when something is completely forgotten or no longer important sink/slip/pass etc into oblivion ▪ Wind power presents too many… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • oblivion — [[t]əblɪ̱viən[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: usu into N Oblivion is the state of not being aware of what is happening around you, for example because you are asleep or unconscious. He just drank himself jovially into oblivion... Within the hour he had… …   English dictionary

  • 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 …   English dictionary for students

  • sink — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bathroom (esp. AmE), kitchen ▪ blocked (esp. BrE), clogged (AmE) ▪ marble (esp. AmE), porcelain, stainless steel …   Collocations dictionary

  • sink — [c]/sɪŋk / (say singk) verb (sank or sunk, sunk or sunken, sinking) –verb (i) 1. to descend gradually to a lower level, as water, flames, etc. 2. to go down towards or below the horizon. 3. to slope d …  

  • oblivion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ political ▪ total VERB + OBLIVION ▪ fade into, fall into, pass into, sink into, slide into …   Collocations dictionary

  • oblivion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Forgetfulness Nouns oblivion, obliviousness, forgetfulness, obliteration (of the past); insensibility; failure, loss, or lapse of memory, amnesia, memory hole; waters of Lethe or oblivion, nepenthe;… …   English dictionary for students

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