[fer-get-fuh l] /fərˈgɛt fəl/
apt to ; that :
a forgetful person.
heedless or neglectful (often followed by of):
to be forgetful of others.
bringing on oblivion:
tending to forget
(often postpositive) foll by of. inattentive (to) or neglectful (of)
(poetic) causing loss of memory
late 14c., from forget + -ful. Related: Forgetfully; forgetfulness.
- Forget it
interjection Overlook it, it’s not important; you’re quite mistaken. This colloquial imperative is used in a variety of ways. For example, in Thanks so much for helping—Forget it, it was nothing, it is a substitute for “don’t mention it” or you’re welcome; in Stop counting the change—forget it! it means “stop doing something unimportant” in […]
[fawr-ji-tiv, fohr-] /ˈfɔr dʒɪ tɪv, ˈfoʊr-/ adjective, Archaic. 1. inventive; creative.
[fer-get-mee-not] /fərˈgɛt miˌnɒt/ noun 1. either of two small Old World plants, Myosotis sylvatica or M. scorpioides, of the borage family, having a light-blue flower commonly regarded as an emblem of constancy and friendship. 2. any of several other plants of the genus Myosotis. 3. any of various similar plants, especially of the genus Anchusa […]
[fer-get] /fərˈgɛt/ verb (used with object), forgot or (Archaic) forgat; forgotten or forgot; forgetting. 1. to cease or fail to remember; be unable to recall: to forget someone’s name. 2. to omit or neglect unintentionally: I forgot to shut the window before leaving. 3. to leave behind unintentionally; neglect to take: to forget one’s keys. […]