oblivio-, oblivi-

(Latin: to forget, forgetfulness)

oblivescence
The process of forgetting.
obliviate
A memory charm or spell in the Harry Potter books that makes someone forget.
obliviator
The act of memory modification which can be used by any wizard, by using the spell, "Obliviate" as described in the fictional universe of the Harry Potter series as written by J.K. Rowling.

An Obliviator is the designation for a Ministry of Magic employee who has the task of modifying the memory of a Muggle after witnessing incidents belonging to the magic world.

A Muggle is a term, sometimes used in a pejorative manner, from the fictional Harry Potter series of books that refers to a human who is a member of the non-magical community.

oblivion
1. The condition or quality of being completely forgotten.
2. The act or an instance of forgetting; total forgetfulness or unawareness.
3. The official overlooking of past offenses; amnesty.
oblivionize
To consign to oblivion.
oblivions
1. Those who fail to remember; such as, when they are preoccupied or because they have chosen to disregard something.
2. Sometimes such people simply lack awareness of something or someone.
oblivious
1. Lacking all memory; forgetful.
2. Lacking conscious awareness; unmindful.
3. Unaware of or paying no attention to someone or something.
4. Promoting oblivion; causing forgetfulness.
5. Evincing oblivion; forgetful.
obliviously
1. A reference to lacking all memory; forgetful.
2. A description indicating the lack of conscious awareness; unmindful.
obliviousness
Total forgetfulness.
obliviscence
Forgetfulness; forgetting.
oubliette
1. A dungeon with the only entrance or exit being a trap door in the ceiling.
2. A dungeon or pit under the floor, reached by a trap-door, used for incarcerating prisoners; a Scottish pit prison.

Etymologically related "forget, forgetfulness" word families: aletho-; letho-.

Related "memory, remember" word families: memor-; mne-.