forgotten

[ fer-got-n ]
/ fərˈgɒt n /

verb

a past participle of forget.

OTHER WORDS FROM forgotten

half-for·got·ten, adjectivequa·si-for·got·ten, adjectiveun·for·got·ten, adjectivewell-for·got·ten, adjective

Definition for forgotten (2 of 2)

forget
[ fer-get ]
/ fərˈgɛt /

verb (used with object), for·got or (Archaic) for·gat; for·got·ten or for·got; for·get·ting.

verb (used without object), for·got or (Archaic) for·gat; for·got·ten or for·got; for·get·ting.

to cease or omit to think of something.

Origin of forget

before 900; for- + get; replacing Middle English foryeten, Old English forg(i)etan; cognate with Old Saxon fargetan, Old High German firgezzan

OTHER WORDS FROM forget

for·get·ta·ble, adjectivefor·get·ter, nounun·for·get·ting, adjective

usage note for forget

Both forgot and forgotten are used as the past participle of forget : Many have already forgot (or forgotten ) the hard times of the Depression. Only forgotten is used attributively: half-forgotten memories.
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British Dictionary definitions for forgotten (1 of 2)

forgotten
/ (fəˈɡɒtən) /

verb

a past participle of forget

British Dictionary definitions for forgotten (2 of 2)

forget
/ (fəˈɡɛt) /

verb -gets, -getting or -got or -gotten or archaic, dialect -got

Derived forms of forget

forgettable, adjectiveforgetter, noun

Word Origin for forget

Old English forgietan; related to Old Frisian forgeta, Old Saxon fargetan, Old High German firgezzan
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Idioms and Phrases with forgotten

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