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Forgetful and forgetfulness - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

Britishinformal 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

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

senior moment

noun

informal 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

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brain fart

noun

very informal an occasion when for a short time you cannot remember something or think clearly

scatterbrained

adjective

informal not thinking in an organized way and often forgetting or losing things

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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