Irretention
Irretention Ir`re*ten"tion, n. Lack of retaining power; forgetfulness. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • irretention — noun Absence of retention; the state or quality of being irretentive; want of power to retain; forgetfulness …   Wiktionary

  • irretention — ir·retention …   English syllables

  • irretention — “+ noun Etymology: in (I) + retention : failure of retention …   Useful english dictionary

  • irretentive — irretentiveness, irretention, n. /ir i ten tiv/, adj. not retentive; lacking power to retain, esp. mentally. [1740 50; IR 2 + RETENTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • irretentiveness — noun see irretentive * * * irretenˈtiveness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑irretention …   Useful english dictionary

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