forgetfulness [n] consistent inability to remember absentmindedness, abstraction, amnesia, blackout, blank, blockout, carelessness, dreaminess, fugue, heedlessness, hypomnesia, inattention, lapse of memory, laxness, lethe, limbo, loss of memory, negligence, nirvana, oblivion, obliviousness, paramnesia, repression, short memory, suppression; concepts 410, 644 —Ant. attentiveness, heed, mindfulness, remembering

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  • Forgetfulness — For*get ful*ness, n. 1. The quality of being forgetful; prononess to let slip from the mind. [1913 Webster] 2. Loss of remembrance or recollection; a ceasing to remember; oblivion. [1913 Webster] A sweet forgetfulness of human care. Pope. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forgetfulness — index inconsideration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • forgetfulness — noun 1) his excuse was forgetfulness Syn: absentmindedness, amnesia, poor memory, a lapse of memory, vagueness, abstraction; informal scattiness Ant: reliability 2) a forgetfulness of duty Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

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  • forgetfulness — forgetful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ apt or likely not to remember. DERIVATIVES forgetfully adverb forgetfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • forgetfulness — noun 1. tendency to forget (Freq. 3) • Derivationally related forms: ↑forgetful • Hypernyms: ↑amnesia, ↑memory loss, ↑blackout • Hyponyms: ↑senior moment …   Useful english dictionary

  • forgetfulness — noun see forgetful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forgetfulness — See forgetfully. * * * …   Universalium

  • forgetfulness — noun a) The quality of being forgetful; proneness to let slip from the mind. b) Loss of remembrance or recollection; a ceasing to remember; oblivion …   Wiktionary

  • forgetfulness — Synonyms and related words: abandon, careless abandon, carelessness, casualness, cursoriness, disregardfulness, easiness, hastiness, heedlessness, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, indifference, insouciance, lack of foresight, laziness, lethe,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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