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forsworn

[ fawr-swawrn, -swohrn ]

verb

  1. past participle of forswear.


adjective

forsworn

/ fɔːˈswɔːn /

verb

  1. the past participle of forswear


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Derived Forms

  • forˈswornness, noun

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Other Words From

  • for·swornness noun
  • unfor·sworn adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of forsworn1

First recorded before 1000, for the adjective

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Example Sentences

But the vows which pain had extorted were forsworn on the return of health.

He did not want to dance between those white arms so easily forsworn.

If I called the recusants forsworn and perjured, thinkest thou the pure in Heaven charged my soul with a sin?

Once again I must seek those adventures which I had forsworn when my evil star shone so brightly over a gold mine.

The United States had forsworn knowledge, and for a time no one had been able to say from whence they had come.

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