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disremember

[dis-ri-mem-ber] /ˌdɪs rɪˈmɛm bər/
verb (used with object), Southern and South Midland U.S.
1.
to fail to remember; forget.
Origin of disremember
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15; dis-1 + remember
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  • I disremember just how fur that last stop is from the Crick, but I think it's betwixt 25 and 30 mile.

  • Sussex people also, I might add, "disremember," as Huck Finn used to do.

  • Really, Mr. Little, I was so scared last night that I disremember.

    The Wit of Women

    Kate Sanborn
  • It's a long time ago, and if I were there at all, I disremember it.

    The Landleaguers

    Anthony Trollope
  • "I hear 'em say, but I disremember," answered July with seeming sincerity.

    Captain Ted Louis Pendleton
  • Shure, dear, I do be havin so many worries that I disremember.

    In Wild Rose Time Amanda M. Douglas
  • I disremember the rest, but time was when I could say'm all.

    Lavender and Old Lace Myrtle Reed
  • Solon must not, he confided to me, say "enthuse" nor "we opine" nor "disremember."

    The Boss of Little Arcady Harry Leon Wilson
  • "You disremember me, I dessay," he began, as he stood on the yacht's deck.

    Wandering Heath

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • But hold on—how'm I goin' to write to that sharp, when I've lost his address, and disremember his name?

British Dictionary definitions for disremember

disremember

/ˌdɪsrɪˈmɛmbə/
verb
1.
(informal, mainly US) to fail to recall (someone or something)
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Word Origin and History for disremember
v.

1815, American English colloquialism, from dis- + remember.

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