What does the word forgetful mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Forgetfulness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Forgetting easily; neglectful.

Usage examples for forgetful

  1. However, I did not allow these reflections to put me off my duty or make me forgetful of the strict commands I had previously received from Sasa. – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. She had come among them, he declared, forgetful of herself and of her great sorrows, with the sole desire of adding something to the happiness of others. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  3. If anything be owing to me, I have a very good memory; but if I owe unhappy man, I am very forgetful. – The Clouds by Aristophanes