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1. forgetful

adjective. ['fɔrˈgɛtfəl, fɝˈgɛtfəl'] (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range.

Synonyms

  • short
  • unretentive
  • mindless

Antonyms

  • mindful
  • reasonable
  • meaningful
  • intellectual

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • forget (English)
  • forgeten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Forgetful

  • regretful
  • fretful

How do you pronounce forgetful?

Pronounce forgetful as fərˈgɛtfəl.

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Sentences with forgetful


1. Adjective
Among other things, an iron deficiency can leave you tired and forgetful.

Quotes about forgetful


1. Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow`s speed.
- Howard Nemerov

2. self-forgetful

adjective. showing lack of self-interest.

Antonyms

  • egoistic

3. forgetful

adjective. ['fɔrˈgɛtfəl, fɝˈgɛtfəl'] not mindful or attentive.

Synonyms

  • unmindful
  • amnesiac
  • heedfulness
  • mindless
  • mindfulness

Antonyms

  • mindful
  • heedlessness
  • inattentiveness
  • wise

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • forget (English)
  • forgeten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. forgetful

adjective. ['fɔrˈgɛtfəl, fɝˈgɛtfəl'] failing to keep in mind.

Synonyms

  • inattentive

Antonyms

  • aware
  • unmindful

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • forget (English)
  • forgeten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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