HyperDic: forgetfulness

English > 2 senses of the word forgetfulness:
NOUNcognitionforgetfulnesstendency to forget
cognitionforgetfulnessunawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember
English > forgetfulness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningtendency to forget.
Narrowersenior momentA momentary lapse of memory (especially in older people)
Broaderamnesia, memory loss, blackoutpartial or total loss of memory
Spanishdescuido, falta de memoria, olvido
Catalandescuit, oblit
Adjectivesforgetful(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
English > forgetfulness: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningunawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember.
Example"his forgetfulness increased as he grew older"
Narrowerobliviousness, oblivionTotal forgetfulness
Broaderunknowingness, unawarenessunconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
Spanishmala memoria, olvido
Catalanmala memòria, oblit
Adjectivesforgetfulnot mindful or attentive
forgetfulfailing to keep in mind

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