forgetful

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

for·get·ful

adjective \-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

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

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