self-forgetting
adjective Date: 1824 self-forgetfulself-forgettingly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-forgetting — self forgettingly, adv. /self feuhr get ing, self /, adj. self forgetful. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-forgetting — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : self forgetful • self forgettingly | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adverb * * * self forgettingly, adv. /self feuhr get ing, self /, adj. self forgetful. [1840 50] …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-forgetting — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without concern for oneself: self denying, self forgetful, selfless, unselfish. See SELF …   English dictionary for students

  • self-denying — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without concern for oneself: self forgetful, self forgetting, selfless, unselfish. See SELF …   English dictionary for students

  • self-forgetful — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without concern for oneself: self denying, self forgetting, selfless, unselfish. See SELF …   English dictionary for students

  • self-forgettingly — adverb see self forgetting …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-forgettingly — adverb see self forgetting …   Useful english dictionary

  • Forgetting — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Motivated forgetting — is a debated concept referring to a psychological defence mechanism in which people forget unwanted memories, either consciously or unconsciously.[1] There are times when memories are reminders of unpleasant experiences that make people angry,… …   Wikipedia

  • To forget one's self — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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