forgetting forgetting  /fər ˈɡɛ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) dismiss from the mind; stop remembering
  2. (v) be unable to remember
  3. (v) forget to do something
  4. (v) leave behind unintentionally

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Usage(s):

  1. Then I started doing stuff outside New York City and I kept wearing the Boy Toy belt, forgetting that no one outside of the Roxy was going to get it.
  2. Politicians and newscasters alike follow a great tradition of forgetting that their mics are on Related: A Brief History of Microphone Gaffes.
  3. He was forgetting, perhaps, William Howard Taft, who ate more of everything than anybody else.

News

  1. Stillwater artist’s work included in traveling exhibition across state

    This piece, titled "I Kind of Remember Forgetting," will be one of 24 taking part in the traveling art exhibition "24 Works on Paper."
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Stillwater NewsPress

  2. Investigators wonder: Who was that not-quite-masked man?

    Authorities are looking for a man accused in a string of bank robberies. This robber’s hallmark? Forgetting to pull up his mask. Pictured above, the man is suspected in the strong-arm robbery of a Newcastle Key Bank on Jan. 16. More recently, he is believed to have robbed a Sterling Savings Bank in Burien on June 8. Police described them as “take-over” robberies where the suspect attempts to ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. Tiger Woods puts together a solid second round at the U.S. Open

    There is nothing sexy about an even par round at most golf tournaments. We normally talk about those rounds with tons of circles and few squares, forgetting that at some events, just making a few pars in a row takes … Continue reading ?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Devil Ball Golf via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "We honor ourselves by our work, and we honor Kevin by moving forward and working while never forgetting Kevin and never getting him out of our thoughts and prayers," Jauron said. "We're going to wait and see what the outcome is here and...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Dick Jauron Source: Forbes

  2. Of the White House Task Force on Middle Class Working Families, Obama said, "We're not forgetting the poor. They are going to be front and centre, because they, too, share our American Dream."
    on Jan 31, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: TheChronicleHerald.ca

  3. "Please know that moving on - moving on is not the same as forgetting," Steger said. "We shall not forget. Yet, one senseless burst of violence - as horrible and hurtful as it is - will not turn us from our essence."
    on May 11, 2007 By: Charles Steger Source: Guardian Unlimited

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