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“People have a short memory span,” Emily Yoshida, pop-culture editor at Grantland, tells The Daily Beast.

The post concluded, “Question: short memory or short-circuit?”

Those pundits who lecture Obama on the perils of rational compromise have a short memory.

A little later, John Bull's short memory is satirized in his protest against the size of his new watch-dog.

The writer of this narrative had a very short memory, or else a stupendous power of belief.

Yvain, thou wast of short memory when thou couldst not remember to return to thy mistress within a year.

If the gods are ever grateful to man for anything, it is when he is so good as to display a short memory.

A short memory is a very convenient asset for self-interested persons.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to short memory, such as: inattention, absent-mindedness, abstraction, amnesia, blackout, and blank.

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