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[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:
forgetful slumber.
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.


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