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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forgetfulnessnoun

    tendency to forget

  2. forgetfulnessnoun

    unawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember

    "his forgetfulness increased as he grew older"

Wiktionary

  1. forgetfulnessnoun

    The quality of being forgetful; proneness to let slip from the mind.

  2. forgetfulnessnoun

    Loss of remembrance or recollection; a ceasing to remember; oblivion.

  3. forgetfulnessnoun

    Failure to bear in mind; careless omission; inattention; as, forgetfulness of duty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forgetfulnessnoun

    the quality of being forgetful; prononess to let slip from the mind

  2. Forgetfulnessnoun

    loss of remembrance or recollection; a ceasing to remember; oblivion

  3. Forgetfulnessnoun

    failure to bear in mind; careless omission; inattention; as, forgetfulness of duty

Freebase

  1. Forgetfulness

    Forgetfulness is the tendency to forget things. It can be occasional memory lapses.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forgetfulness in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forgetfulness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of forgetfulness in a Sentence

  1. Appianus:

    The drug that heals our sorrows forgetfulness.

  2. William Wordsworth:

    Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. The soul that rises with us, our life's star, hath had elsewhere its setting, and comet from afar: not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come from God, who is our home.

  3. Dave Duerson:

    That's when Fred McNeill start to realize -- OK, yeah, the rage, the forgetfulness, the identity crisis.

  4. Ted Turner:

    That's the main symptoms, and, forgetfulness.

  5. Haimer abdou:

    Forgetfulness generates the meaning of regeneration.

Images & Illustrations of forgetfulness

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