What are the opposite words for retention?

Retention refers to the ability to retain or remember something. Its antonyms are forgetfulness, loss, and amnesia. Forgetfulness refers to the state of being absent-minded or forgetful, unable to remember something. Loss, on the other hand, means the absence of something that was previously there. It may refer to a loss of memory or a loss of something tangible like financial loss. Amnesia refers to a condition where one loses all or part of their memory. Simply put, having forgetfulness or amnesia is the opposite of retention, meaning you are unable to remember or retain something. Loss describes a situation where you don't have what you once had.

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