[ fawr-sey-kuh n ]
/ fɔrˈseɪ kən /


past participle of forsake.


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

Related forms

for·sak·en·ly, adverbfor·sak·en·ness, nounself-for·sak·en, adjectiveun·for·sak·en, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unforsaken

  • 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 unforsaken


/ (fəˈseɪkən) /


the past participle of forsake


completely deserted or helpless; abandoned

Derived Forms

forsakenly, adverbforsakenness, noun
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