for·​get·​ta·​ble | \ fər-ˈge-tə-bəl How to pronounce forgettable (audio) , fȯr- \

Definition of forgettable

: fit or likely to be forgotten a forgettable movie

Examples of forgettable in a Sentence

It was an extremely forgettable performance.
Recent Examples on the Web To Murray, Aldridge’s all-heart game-winner — on an other-wise forgettable night for him — meant more than just one game. Jeff Mcdonald,, "LaMarcus Aldridge’s rebound and putback seals Spurs’ 2-0 start," 27 Dec. 2020 Its new electric products like the Jaguar i-Pace are, so far, forgettable. Hannah Elliott,, "The Automakers That Have Won Big or Lost Ground Going Into 2021," 24 Dec. 2020 Despite the strong cast and the fact that Sully is pregnant, this portion of the story follows the path of countless forgettable space dramas. Kevin Crust, Los Angeles Times, "Review: In ‘The Midnight Sky,’ a grizzled George Clooney considers the end of the world," 22 Dec. 2020 As far as holiday episodes go, this one is completely forgettable. Rachel Paige,, "There Are 4 New Girl Holiday Episodes But Only One Of Them Is Perfect," 15 Dec. 2020 The 2019 season ended up being forgettable for just about everyone, but in 2020, before he got hurt and lost his season, unleashing the full Beckham experience was still a work in progress. Dan Labbe, cleveland, "Browns have found the pieces to replace much of what they gave up in Odell Beckham Jr. trade," 17 Dec. 2020 Somewhere on a single limestone cliff on Moresby Island in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, a thoroughly forgettable moss is in danger of dying out. Sabrina Imbler, Smithsonian Magazine, "Will the Slender-Yoke Moss Be Saved?," 14 Dec. 2020 The combined 64 points are a series record, but the game is ultimately forgettable. oregonlive, "Oregon Ducks vs. Oregon State Beavers football history: The 123 meetings, game by game," 23 Nov. 2020 In an era of instant highlight videos on social media, an otherwise forgettable 4-yard run went viral. Ken Belson, New York Times, "Derrick Henry and the Art of the Stiff Arm," 22 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of forgettable

1845, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2021

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“Forgettable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of forgettable

: likely to be forgotten : not worth remembering

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