or un·got

[ uhn-got-n or uhn-got ]
/ ʌnˈgɒt n or ʌnˈgɒt /


not obtained or gained.
Obsolete. not begotten.


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Origin of ungotten

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at un-1, gotten
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British Dictionary definitions for ungotten

/ (ʌnˈɡɒtən) /


archaic not obtained or won
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