Antonyms of adj forgetful

3 senses of forgetful

Sense 1
unretentive (vs. retentive), forgetful, short -- ((of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory")


Sense 2
unmindful (vs. mindful), forgetful, mindless -- (not mindful or attentive; "while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw)


Sense 3
forgetful, oblivious -- (failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age")

INDIRECT (VIA inattentive) -> attentive -- ((often followed by `to') giving care or attention; "attentive to details"; "the nurse was attentive to her patient"; "an attentive suitor")

Similarity of adj forgetful

3 senses of forgetful

Sense 1
unretentive (vs. retentive), forgetful, short -- ((of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory")
          Also See-> unmindful#1, forgetful#2, mindless#3

Sense 2
unmindful (vs. mindful), forgetful, mindless -- (not mindful or attentive; "while thus unmindful of his steps he stumbled"- G.B.Shaw)
       => amnesic, amnesiac -- (suffering from a partial loss of memory)

Sense 3
forgetful, oblivious -- (failing to keep in mind; "forgetful of her responsibilities"; "oblivious old age")
       => inattentive (vs. attentive) -- (showing a lack of attention or care; "inattentive students"; "an inattentive babysitter")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser