a past participle of forget.

Related formshalf-for·got·ten, adjectivequa·si-for·got·ten, adjectiveun·for·got·ten, adjectivewell-for·got·ten, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unforgotten

Historical Examples of unforgotten

  • Her hand went out as though to touch him, in an unforgotten gesture.

  • That younger face—it is she—it is she, the unforgotten—the long-lost.

  • Nay, Prince, for I too have been abandoned by a wife and the pain is unforgotten.

    Moon of Israel

    H. Rider Haggard

  • For what she did during the war of 1877-78 is unforgotten, unforgettable, by her subjects.

    Pilgrim Sorrow

    Carmen Sylva

  • To have seen you and your unforgotten face, Brave as a blast of trumpets for the fray.


    G.K. Chesterton

British Dictionary definitions for unforgotten



a past participle of forget
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Word Origin and History for unforgotten



early 15c., past participle adjective from forget.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper