short memory


: a tendency to forget things quickly

Examples of short memory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Anyone who thinks 2023 was a bad year has a very short memory. Thomas Doherty, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Dec. 2023 Biden’s popularity has waned, and the American public has a short memory. Brynn Tannehill, The New Republic, 24 July 2023 Data from a variety of studies over the past couple of decades show that a fetus has the ability for an incredibly short memory—sometimes as long as 24 hours—at week 30, but by week 34, the fetus can remember for multiple weeks. Tim Newcomb, Popular Mechanics, 5 May 2023 This won't last for long You're forgiven for having a bit of a short memory with regards to Houston's swoons to start the season in recent years, but for those unaware, the Astros started 11-10 in 2022 and 8-10 in 2021. Michael Shapiro, Chron, 13 Apr. 2023 The key is to have a short memory. Jeff Potrykus, Journal Sentinel, 21 Feb. 2023

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“Short memory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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