Forgetful of

forgetful

[fer-get-fuhl]
adjective
1.
apt to forget; that forgets: a forgetful person.
2.
heedless or neglectful (often followed by of ): to be forgetful of others.
3.
bringing on oblivion: forgetful slumber.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see forget, -ful

forgetfully, adverb
forgetfulness, noun
quasi-forgetful, adjective
quasi-forgetfully, adverb
unforgetful, adjective
unforgetfully, adverb
unforgetfulness, noun


1. absent-minded, inattentive, unmindful.
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forgetful (fəˈɡɛtfʊl)
 
adj (foll by of)
1.  tending to forget
2.  inattentive (to) or neglectful (of)
3.  poetic causing loss of memory
 
for'getfully
 
adv
 
for'getfulness
 
n

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forgetful
late 14c., from forget + -ful. Related: Forgetfulness.
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