forsaken

[fawr-sey-kuh n]
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verb

past participle of forsake.

adjective

deserted; abandoned; forlorn: an old, forsaken farmhouse.

Nearby words

  1. forrestal,
  2. forrestal, james vincent,
  3. forrester,
  4. forrestier's disease,
  5. forsake,
  6. forsakenly,
  7. forseti,
  8. forsook,
  9. forsooth,
  10. forspeak

Related formsfor·sak·en·ly, adverbfor·sak·en·ness, nounself-for·sak·en, adjectiveun·for·sak·en, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for forsakenness

forsaken

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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