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  • adj. Archaic form of forgetful.


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  • I have an anxious wish to know that it is settled, because as I promised it, he may think me forgetfull.

    Letter 116

  • I don; t know about anyone else but I think its a great idea to take a guy who is forgetfull at best (or he would be a flip-flopping liar) a hair trigger temper, clueless and being played like a fiddle by smarter people, oh yeah and Post Tramatic Stress Disorder and GIVE HIM THE BUTTON TO LAUNCH NUCLEAR WEAPONS!!!!!!!

    McCain says Obama's Iraq trip would convince him of success

  • What about raising McCain's track record through out the campaign of being impulsive, rash, erratic, unthinking, forgetfull, and temperamentally flawed in making any national security judgment, therefore unfit for presidency?

    McCain Seems To Have Upper Hand, But No Real Game Changers

  • Wherein is covertly given to understand, that howsoever a prince may make use of his absolute power and authority, towards maides or wives that are his subjects: Yet he ought to deny and reject all things, as shall make him forgetfull of himselfe, and his true honour

    The Decameron

  • It appeareth Sir, that you have entertained a goodly opinion of me, as, if I were so lewde and lasciviously disposed, or addicted to the very least desire of wantonnesse: that I would bee so forgetfull of mine owne honour, as to adventure it in your sight, and with a servant of my house?

    The Decameron

  • Guardastagno (forgetting the lawes of respect and loyall friendship) became overfondly enamoured, expressing the same by such outward meanes, that the Lady her selfe tooke knowledge thereof, and not with any dislike, as it seemed, but rather lovingly entertained; yet she grew not so forgetfull of her honour and estimation, as the other did of faith to his friend.

    The Decameron

  • Since when, you have lived in forraine Countries, which appeared to me to alter your former disposition: for, in the space of two whole yeares, either you grew forgetfull of me (as change of ayre, may change affection) or (at the best) made such account of me, as I never heard the least salutation from you.

    The Decameron

  • The Ladie seeing her desire disappointed, and her fond expectation utterly frustrated: grew instantly forgetfull of her intemperate love, and falling into extremity of rage, converted her former gentle and loving speeches, into this harsh and ruder language.

    The Decameron

  • Yes, said he, being forgetfull of my selfe, once I did spet in Gods Church.

    The Decameron

  • My Lord, most certaine am I, that if it had beene publikely knowne, how none but your highnes, might serve for me to fixe my love on, I should have been termed the foole of all fooles: they perhaps beleeving, that I was forgetfull of my selfe, in being ignorant of mine owne condition, and much lesse of yours.

    The Decameron


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