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[fer-got-n] /fərˈgɒt n/
a past participle of forget.
Related forms
half-forgotten, adjective
quasi-forgotten, adjective
unforgotten, adjective
well-forgotten, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for unforgotten
Historical Examples
  • Her hand went out as though to touch him, in an unforgotten gesture.

  • That younger face—it is she—it is she, the unforgotten—the long-lost.

    What Will He Do With It, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Nay, Prince, for I too have been abandoned by a wife and the pain is unforgotten.

    Moon of Israel H. Rider Haggard
  • For what she did during the war of 1877-78 is unforgotten, unforgettable, by her subjects.

    Pilgrim Sorrow Carmen Sylva
  • To have seen you and your unforgotten face, Brave as a blast of trumpets for the fray.

    Poems G.K. Chesterton
  • And then, her very soul hungered after the unforgotten flesh-pots.

    A Pasteboard Crown Clara Morris
  • What you have just done to save my head-piece will be unforgotten as long as I live.

    Debit and Credit Gustav Freytag
  • The light mockery of her tone struck him as the echo of an unforgotten air.

    Confidence Henry James
  • Ducie had long ceased to weep for her dead love, but he was unforgotten.

    The Squire of Sandal-Side

    Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • The unforgotten and ineffaceable past strummed the fibres of his throat.

    Jerry of the Islands Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for unforgotten


a past participle of forget
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for unforgotten



early 15c., past participle adjective from forget.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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