- a past participle of forget.
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Examples from the Web for half-forgotten
The face of the strange woman was as the face of a half-forgotten friend.Hester's Counterpart
Jean K. Baird
Tell me about old, half-forgotten pictures or about young rose trees.'The Convert
The half-forgotten dreams of his youth appeared to be materializing.Dialstone Lane, Complete
Old deities were half-forgotten, and forgotten deities were resuscitated.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1
“Oh yes; but I had half-forgotten it in all this excitement,” said Cicely.The School Queens
L. T. Meade
- having been nearly forgottena half-forgotten dream
- a past participle of forget
Word Origin and History for half-forgotten
early 15c., past participle adjective from forget.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper