Forgotten - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fərˈɡɑːtn|  American pronunciation of the word forgotten
Brit.  |fəˈɡɒtn|  British pronunciation of the word forgotten
- this word is a past participle form of the irregular verbto forget

adjective

- not noticed inadvertently(syn: disregarded)

her aching muscles forgotten she danced all night
he was scolded for his forgotten chores

Examples

He's now a forgotten hero.

He's a forgotten man in the world of politics.

a forgotten corner of the churchyard

her aching muscles forgotten she danced all night

he was scolded for his forgotten chores

He's forgotten all he's ever learned about history.

...she careered off to the class she'd almost forgotten...

I was angry that he had forgotten my birthday.

Their problems were all forgotten in the glow of victory.

...there was a forgotten holdall in the bus station loo...

...a summer romance that was an impermanent fancy, quickly forgotten...

...several obituaries for Herman Melville portrayed him as an obscure, largely forgotten author...

She went back to her friend's house on the pretext that she had forgotten her purse.

Sons and daughters are proudly reclaiming the traditions that their parents had forgotten.

...a poem describing the forgotten sepulcher of a valiant knight of the Middle Ages...

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