Forgetfulness - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fərˈɡetflnəs|  American pronunciation of the word forgetfulness
Brit.  |fəˈɡɛtf(ʊ)lnəs|  British pronunciation of the word forgetfulness

noun

- tendency to forget
- unawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember

his forgetfulness increased as he grew older

Examples

his forgetfulness increased as he grew older

It is easy to pardon a child for forgetfulness, but not for rudeness.

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