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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. forgetfulness

    Synonyms:
    oblivion, obliviousness, oversight, unconsciousness

    Antonyms:
    memory, recollection, remembrance, reminiscence, retrospect, retrospection

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forgetfulnessnoun

    tendency to forget

  2. forgetfulnessnoun

    unawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember

    "his forgetfulness increased as he grew older"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. forgetfulnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    aptness to forget, failure of memory

  2. forgetfulnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    OBLIVION

  3. forgetfulnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    negligence, inattention, carelessness, heedlessness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. forgetfulnessnoun

    Synonyms:
    amnesty, amnesia, oblivion, lethe, ecmnesia

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "forgetfulness":

    oblivion, distraction

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#10114oversight
#21253oblivion
#23309distraction
#56268unconsciousness
#63328forgetfulness
#260976obliviousness

How to use forgetfulness in a sentence?

  1. Jack London:

    There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.

  2. Sorel Vorster:

    Most common symptoms are headaches in the back of the head or upper part of the neck, and more serious symptoms are things like numbness or tingling around the face or tongue, weakness in arms or legs, difficulty swallowing, poor balance, difficulty walking and cognitive complaints like episodes of forgetfulness or episodes of unusual behavior.

  3. Dave Duerson:

    That's when you start to realize -- OK, yeah, the rage, the forgetfulness, the identity crisis.

  4. Haimer abdou:

    Forgetfulness generates the meaning of regeneration.

  5. Dave Duerson:

    That's when Fred McNeill start to realize -- OK, yeah, the rage, the forgetfulness, the identity crisis.


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