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self-forgetting

[self-fer-get-ing, self-]
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adjective
  1. self-forgetful.
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Origin of self-forgetting

First recorded in 1840–50
Related formsself-for·get·ting·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for self-forgetting

Historical Examples

  • Lady Pembroke said, 'in death, as in life, self-forgetting and Christ-like in your deeds.'

    Penshurst Castle

    Emma Marshall

  • It is humbled at the throne of grace, chastened into self-forgetting.

  • Courage, with him, always had its root in self-forgetting love.

    The Spanish Brothers

    Deborah Alcock

  • I know you are giving in to me,' he said, 'my love, my self-forgetting Helen!

  • There never was a woman so self-forgetting and full of affection.