irretentive

irretentive

[ir-i-ten-tiv]
adjective
not retentive; lacking power to retain, especially mentally.

Origin:
1740–50; ir-2 + retentive

irretentiveness, irretention, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To irretentive
Collins
World English Dictionary
irretentive (ˌɪrɪˈtɛntɪv)
 
adj
not retentive
 
irre'tentiveness
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature