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 for Forgetting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Forgot({Forgat">Forget \For*get"\, v. t. [imp. Forgot({Forgat, Obs.); p. p.
     Forgotten, Forgot; p. pr. & vb. n. Forgetting.] [OE.
     forgeten, foryeten, AS. forgietan, forgitan; pref. for- +
     gietan, gitan (only in comp.), to get; cf. D. vergeten, G.
     vergessen, Sw. f["o]rg[aum]ta, Dan. forgiette. See For-,
     and Get, v. t.]
     1. To lose the remembrance of; to let go from the memory; to
        cease to have in mind; not to think of; also, to lose the
        power of; to cease from doing.
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              Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his
              benefits.                             --Ps. ciii. 2.
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              Let my right hand forget her cunning. --Ps. cxxxvii.
                                                    5.
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              Hath thy knee forget to bow?          --Shak.
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     2. To treat with inattention or disregard; to slight; to
        neglect.
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              Can a woman forget her sucking child? . . . Yes,
              they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. --Is.
                                                    xlix. 15.
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     To forget one's self.
        (a) To become unmindful of one's own personality; to be
            lost in thought.
        (b) To be entirely unselfish.
        (c) To be guilty of what is unworthy of one; to lose one's
            dignity, temper, or self-control.
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