Synonyms and Antonyms of forgetful
inclined to forget what one has learned or to do what one should <we become more forgetful as we get older> Synonyms absentminded Related Words absent, abstracted, lost, oblivious, preoccupied, unmindful; amnesiac (or amnesic), senile; befogged, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confused, dazed, muddled, scatterbrained, unfocused (also unfocussed); lax, neglectful, negligent, remiss, slack; careless, heedless, inconsiderate, thoughtless; inattentive, insensible, unaware, unconscious, unheeding, unknowing, unperceptive, unthinking Near Antonyms alert, attentive, awake, keen, open-eyed, sharp, vigilant, watchful, wide-awake; careful, cautious, circumspect, conscientious, heedful, thoughtful, wary Antonyms retentive
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