Definitions

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  • adv. So as to forget.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By forgetting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By forgetting or forgetfulness.

Etymologies

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forgetting +‎ -ly

Examples

  • And so, with a few cases of hysterics to occupy the attention of the younger women, some whimpering of frightened children and comforting or chastened nagging by mothers, some unwonted prayers muttered secretly and forgettingly, and a good deal of subdued blasphemy, Cunnamulla sank to its troubled slumbers -- some of the sleepers in the commercial and billiard-rooms and parlours at the

    The Rising of the Court

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