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Definition of "self-forgetfulness" [self-forgetfulness]

  • The state or character of being self-forgetful. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "self-forgetfulness" in a sentence
  • "These are "self-forgetfulness" (the ability to become completely absorbed in something), "transpersonal identification" (the ability to feel connected to something larger than yourself), and "mysticism" (the ability to believe in things that may not be completely provable)."
  • "The German theologian Oswald Bayer once said that "self-forgetfulness" is the gift of faith."
  • "Each one attentive, tender, and consumed by a self-forgetfulness that only saints, really, are able to pull off."