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forsaken

[ fawr-sey-kuhn ]
/ fɔrˈseɪ kən /
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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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How to use forsaken in a sentence

  • 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.

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