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See definition of Lethe on Dictionary.com
  • as inoblivion
  • as inobliviousness
  • as inforgetfulness

synonyms for Lethe

  • unconsciousness
  • abeyance
  • amnesia
  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • forgetfulness
  • inadvertence
  • indifference
  • insensibility
  • neglect
  • nirvana
  • obliviousness
  • unawareness
  • unconcern
  • unmindfulness
  • insensibleness
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antonyms for Lethe

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  • caring
  • concern
  • regard
  • respect
  • awareness
  • consciousness
  • understanding
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How to use Lethe in a sentence

The growl of the English mastiff and the snarl of the Scotch terrier would make a duet which would enliven the shores of Lethe.
A MORTAL ANTIPATHYOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
Lethe was the river of forgetfulness, and those who drank of it forgot their former life and were ready for a new one.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
Medical art brings the waters of Lethe to the bedside of woman in her hour of trial.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
The loss of intellect is the Lethe, but for which the Will would remember the various manifestations it has caused.
REINCARNATIONTH. PASCAL
About a mile ahead was an inn he knew of where he might enjoy a great refreshment, and drink the waters of Lethe.
WAR AND THE WEIRDFORBES PHILLIPS
"It is rather like the Lethe than anything else," said young Jack, pointing to the silent water below.
JACK HARKAWAY AND HIS SON'S ESCAPE FROM THE BRIGAND'S OF GREECEBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The quiet of the river, unlike Lethe, turns us to the past, and clouds the present in a dreamy haze.
A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEESEDWIN ASA DIX
The gentle Leto or Letho is named from her willingness (ethelemon), or because she is ready to forgive and forget (lethe).
CRATYLUSPLATO
This impressive and original scene prepares the reader to wonder why it is that Manfred is so desirous to drink of Lethe.
THE LIFE OF LORD BYRONJOHN GALT
When he recovers consciousness he finds his immersion in the Lethe in progress by Matilda.
DANTE: "THE CENTRAL MAN OF ALL THE WORLD"JOHN T. SLATTERY
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WORDS RELATED TO LETHE

  • Lethe
  • absentmindedness
  • abstraction
  • amnesia
  • blackout
  • blank
  • blockout
  • carelessness
  • dreaminess
  • fugue
  • heedlessness
  • hypomnesia
  • inattention
  • lapse of memory
  • laxness
  • limbo
  • loss of memory
  • negligence
  • nirvana
  • oblivion
  • obliviousness
  • paramnesia
  • repression
  • short memory
  • suppression
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