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Definition 1: tendency to forget - [noun denoting cognition]

(forgetfulness is a kind of ...) partial or total loss of memory

"he has a total blackout for events of the evening"

(... is a kind of forgetfulness ) a momentary lapse of memory (especially in older people)

Definition 2: unawareness caused by neglectful or heedless failure to remember - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where forgetfulness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his forgetfulness increased as he grew older

(forgetfulness is a kind of ...) unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention

(... is a kind of forgetfulness ) total forgetfulness

"he sought the great oblivion of sleep"

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