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Definition of "forgetfulness" []

  • The quality of being forgetful; proneness to let slip from the mind. (noun)
  • Loss of remembrance or recollection; a ceasing to remember; oblivion. (noun)
  • Failure to bear in mind; careless omission; inattention; as, forgetfulness of duty. (noun)

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Use "forgetfulness" in a sentence
  • "But to Marina Buriakov, the reward for her forgetfulness is the opportunity to revisit, room by room and painting by painting ..."
  • "Only that slow over - growing of life, which we call forgetfulness, could do that."
  • "Any failure in memory, except the normal lapses which we call forgetfulness, is included under this term."