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Definition of Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness

  1. The quality of being forgetful; prononess to let slip from the mind.
  2. Loss of remembrance or recollection; a ceasing to remember; oblivion.
  3. Failure to bear in mind; careless omission; inattention; as, forgetfulness of duty.

Forgetfulness Quotations

Forgetfulness - a gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
Ambrose Bierce

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.
William Wordsworth

I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget.
Chaim Herzog

There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
Sophocles

There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.
Jessamyn West
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Forgetfulness Translations

forgetfulness in French is oubli
forgetfulness in Latin is oblivio
forgetfulness in Spanish is olvido

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