VI. EXTENSION OF THOUGHT
1. To the Past
short memory, treacherous memory, loose memory, slippery memory, failing memory; decay of memory, failure of memory, lapse of memory; waters of Lethe, waters of oblivion.
amnesty, general pardon.
forget one's own name, have on the tip of one's tongue, come in one ear and go out the other.
slip memory, escape memory, fade from memory, die away from the memory; lose, lose sight of.
unlearn; efface [more] , discharge from the memory; consign to oblivion, consign to the tomb of the Capulets; think no more of (turn the attention from) [more]; cast behind one's back, wean one's thoughts from; let bygones be bygones (forgive) [more].
forgetful, oblivious, mindless, Lethean; insensible [more] to the past; heedless.