- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||tending to forget.
She's becoming forgetful and needs reminding to take her pills.
||neglectful; careless; inattentive (often fol. by of).
Their mother reminded them not to be forgetful of their table manners.
- similar words:
- neglectful, negligent, oblivious
||forgetfully (adv.), forgetfulness (n.)