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for·get·ful

 (fər-gĕt′fəl, fôr-)
adj.
1. Tending or likely to forget.
2. Marked by neglectful or heedless failure to remember: forgetful of one's responsibilities.
3. Causing one to be unable to remember.

for·get′ful·ly adv.
for·get′ful·ness n.

forgetful

(fəˈɡɛtfʊl)
adj
1. tending to forget
2. (foll by: of) inattentive (to) or neglectful (of)
3. poetic causing loss of memory
forˈgetfully adv
forˈgetfulness n

for•get•ful

(fərˈgɛt fəl)

adj.
1. apt to forget; absent-minded.
2. heedless; neglectful (often fol. by of): forgetful of others.
3. bringing on oblivion: forgetful slumber.
[1350–1400; Middle English foryetful, foryetul, Old English forgietul]
for•get′ful•ly, adv.
for•get′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forgetful - (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory"
unmindful, forgetful, mindless - not mindful or attentive; "while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw
2.forgetful - not mindful or attentiveforgetful - not mindful or attentive; "while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw
3.forgetful - failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age"
inattentive - showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter"

forgetful

adjective absent-minded, vague, careless, neglectful, oblivious, lax, negligent, dreamy, slapdash, heedless, slipshod, inattentive, unmindful, apt to forget, having a memory like a sieve My mother has become very forgetful recently.
careful, attentive, mindful, retentive, unforgetting, unforgetful

forgetful

adjective
1. Unable to remember:
2. Showing no concern, attention, or regard:
Translations
كَثير النِسْيان
zapomnětlivý
glemsom
gleyminn
zábudlivý
pozabljiv

forgetful

[fəˈgetfʊl] ADJ (= lacking memory) → olvidadizo; (= absent-minded) → despistado; (= neglectful) (of one's duties etc) → descuidado
he's terribly forgetfules tremendamente despistado, tiene una memoria pésima
forgetful of all elseolvidando todo lo demás, sin hacer caso de todo lo demás

forgetful

[fərˈgɛtfʊl] adjdistrait(e), étourdi(e)
forgetful of → oublieux/euse de

forgetful

adj (= absent-minded)vergesslich; (of one’s duties etc)achtlos, nachlässig (of gegenüber)

forgetful

[fəˈgɛtfʊl] adj (absent-minded) → distratto/a, di poca memoria
forgetful of → dimentico/a di
it was very forgetful of me not to ... → è stata una grande dimenticanza quella di non...

forget

(fəˈget) past tense forgot (fəˈgot) : past participle forgotten (fəˈgotn) verb
1. to fail to remember. He has forgotten my name.
2. to leave behind accidentally. She has forgotten her handbag.
3. to lose control of (oneself), act in an undignified manner. She forgot herself and criticized her boss during the company party.
forˈgetful adjective
often forgetting. She is a very forgetful person.
forˈgetfully adverb

forgetful

a. olvidadizo-a; negligente.

forgetful

adj olvidadizo
References in classic literature ?
He came to rest, his golden muzzle soft-enfolded to the eyes, and was very still, all forgetful of the Ariel showing her copper to the sun under the press of the wind, all forgetful of Michael growing small in the distance as the whaleboat grew small astern.
And therewith we hunted out our old dream books to read them again, and, forgetful of coming partings, laughed over them till the old orchard echoed to our mirth.
For the moment, under the influence of the little house of dreams, she was a girl again--a girl forgetful of the past and its bitterness.
Then all of a sudden he fell into a deep sleep, and forgetful of his dangerous position, he slumbered sweetly.
Extinguishing the lamp I pulled the bed-clothing about my head and lay trembling and silent, unable to shriek, forgetful to pray.
And again, if he is forgetful and retains nothing of what he learns, will he not be an empty vessel?
Here, then, was Nicholl, his gun on the ground, forgetful of danger, trying if possible to save the victim from its cobweb prison.
The most forgetful squirrel in the wood was called Silvertail.
The transition had been so sudden and so unexpected that it left me for a moment forgetful of aught else than my strange metamorphosis.
Though the most absent-minded and forgetful of men, Pierre, with the aid of a list his wife drew up, had now bought everything, not forgetting his mother- and brother-in-law's commissions, nor the dress material for a present to Belova, nor toys for his wife's nephews.
The manners of Porthos are therefore prettier than the manners of David, who when he has sent me to hide from him behind a tree sometimes comes not in search, and on emerging tamely from my concealment I find him playing other games entirely forgetful of my existence.
Incapable of answering him; forgetful of the ordinary restraints of social intercourse--with the one doubt that preserved her belief in Mirabel, eager for confirmation--Emily signed to this stranger to follow her into a corner of the room, out of hearing.