Definition of forgetfulness in English:


Line breaks: for¦get|ful|ness
Pronunciation: /fəˈɡɛtf(ʊ)lnəs


[mass noun]
Lapse of memory: she teased him for his forgetfulness
More example sentences
  • The court considered a belief may be honestly held whether it stems from intoxication, stupidity, forgetfulness or inattention.
  • She had learned the hard way a long time ago that forgetfulness was considered negligence.
  • This was a time to drink the mind into oblivious forgetfulness, and to hell with the world.
absent-mindedness, amnesia, poor memory, a lapse of memory, vagueness, abstraction
neglect, negligence, heedlessness, carelessness, disregard;

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