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Forgetful and forgetfulness

forgetful

adjective

often unable to remember things

absent-minded

adjective

likely to forget things or to think about something different from what you should be thinking about

scatty

adjective

someone who is scatty is silly and does not think in an organized way, so that they often forget or lose things

oblivion

noun

a situation in which someone or something has been completely forgotten

block

noun

a short time when you are unable to think clearly or remember something that you usually know

mental block

noun

a situation in which you are suddenly unable to remember something or are not capable of understanding something

senior moment

noun

an occasion when someone forgets something

slip through the net/cracks

to fail to be caught or protected by the system that was intended to catch or protect you

get/become lost (in something)

to be forgotten or not be dealt with because there are many other things to think about at the same time

something goes in one ear and out the other

used for saying that someone does not remember what you say or pay attention to it

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation

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