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Definition of forgetful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    forgetful

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//fərˈɡɛtfl//
     
     
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  1. 1often forgetting things synonym absentminded She has become very forgetful in recent years.
  2. 2forgetful of somebody/something (formal) not thinking about someone or something that you should be thinking about He was soon forgetful of all dangers.
forgetfully
 
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NAmE//fərˈɡɛtfəli//
 
adverb
forgetfulness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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