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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Forgetful  \For*get"ful\,  a. 
  1.  Apt  to  forget;  easily  losing  remembrance;  as  a  forgetful 
  man  should  use  helps  to  strengthen  his  memory. 
 
  2.  Heedless;  careless;  neglectful;  inattentive. 
 
  Be  not  forgetful  to  entertain  strangers.  --Heb. 
  xiii.  2. 
 
  3.  Causing  to  forget;  inducing  oblivion;  oblivious.  [Archaic 
  or  Poetic]  ``The  forgetful  wine.''  --J.  Webster. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  forgetful 
  adj  1:  not  retentive  [syn:  {unretentive}]  [ant:  {retentive}] 
  2:  not  mindful  or  attentive;  "while  thus  unmindful  of  his  steps 
  he  stumbled"-  G.B.Shaw  [syn:  {unmindful},  {mindless}] 
  [ant:  {mindful}] 
  3:  failing  to  keep  in  mind;  "forgetful  of  her 
  responsibilities";  "oblivious  old  age"  [syn:  {oblivious}] 




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