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forgetful

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adjective for·get·ful \-ˈget-fəl\

Simple Definition of forgetful

  • : tending to forget things : forgetting things often or easily

  • —used to say that someone has forgotten something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of forgetful

  1. 1 :  likely to forget

  2. 2 :  characterized by negligent failure to remember :  neglectful

  3. 3 :  inducing oblivion <forgetful sleep>

forgetfully play \-fə-lē\ adverb
forgetfulness noun

Examples of forgetful in a sentence

  1. He became forgetful in his old age.

  2. <we become more forgetful as we get older>



14th Century

First Known Use of forgetful

14th century



FORGETFUL Defined for Kids

forgetful

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adjective for·get·ful \fər-ˈget-fəl\

Definition of forgetful for Students

  1. :  forgetting easily

forgetfulness noun




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