forsaken

[ fawr-sey-kuhn ]
/ fɔrˈseɪ kən /

verb

past participle of forsake.

adjective

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

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OTHER WORDS FROM forsaken

for·sak·en·ly, adverbfor·sak·en·ness, nounself-for·sak·en, adjectiveun·for·sak·en, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for forsaken

  • He observes religious forms and makes charitable benefactions, as though he would compound with God for his unforsaken sin.

  • There is nothing in the universe to separate any one of us from the love and fellowship of his Maker but his own unforsaken sin.

British Dictionary definitions for forsaken

forsaken
/ (fəˈseɪkən) /

verb

the past participle of forsake

adjective

completely deserted or helpless; abandoned

Derived forms of forsaken

forsakenly, adverbforsakenness, noun
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