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FORGET'FUL, adjective

1. Apt to forget; easily losing the remembrance of. A forgetful man should use helps to strengthen his memory.

2. Heedless; careless; neglectful; inattentive.

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers. Hebrews 13:2.

3. Causing to forget; inducing oblivion; oblivious; as forgetful draughts.