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forgetful

adjective for·get·ful \-ˈget-fəl\

: tending to forget things : forgetting things often or easily

—used to say that someone has forgotten something

Full Definition of FORGETFUL

1
:  likely to forget
2
:  characterized by negligent failure to remember :  neglectful
3
:  inducing oblivion <forgetful sleep>
for·get·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
for·get·ful·ness noun
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Examples of FORGETFUL

  1. He became forgetful in his old age.
  2. <we become more forgetful as we get older>

First Known Use of FORGETFUL

14th century
FORGETFUL Defined for Kids

forgetful

adjective for·get·ful \fər-ˈget-fəl\

Definition of FORGETFUL for Kids

:  forgetting easily
for·get·ful·ness noun

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