forsaken

[ fawr-sey-kuh n ]
/ fɔrˈseɪ kən /
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verb

past participle of forsake.

adjective

deserted; abandoned; forlorn: an old, forsaken farmhouse.
Related formsfor·sak·en·ly, adverbfor·sak·en·ness, nounself-for·sak·en, adjectiveun·for·sak·en, adjective
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forsaken

/ (fəˈseɪkən) /

verb

the past participle of forsake

adjective

completely deserted or helpless; abandoned
Derived Formsforsakenly, adverbforsakenness, noun
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Word Origin and History for forsakenness

forsaken


adj.

mid-13c., past participle adjective from forsake. Related: Forsakenly.

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