AskDefine | Define forgotten

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1 dismiss from the mind; stop remembering; "i tried to bury these unpleasant memories" [syn: bury] [ant: remember]
2 be unable to remember; "I'm drawing a blank"; "You are blocking the name of your first wife!" [syn: block, blank out, draw a blank] [ant: remember]
3 forget to do something; "Don't forget to call the chairman of the board to the meeting!" [ant: mind]
4 leave behind unintentionally; "I forgot my umbrella in the restaurant"; "I left my keys inside the car and locked the doors" [syn: leave] [also: forgotten, forgot, forgetting]forgotten See forgetforgotten adj
1 not noticed inadvertently; "her aching muscles forgotten she danced all night"; "he was scolded for his forgotten chores" [syn: disregarded]
2 no longer known; irretrievable; "a forgotten art"; "a lost art"; "lost civilizations" [syn: lost]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /'foɻgɒtən/


  1. Of which knowledge has been lost, which is no longer remembered.



  1. past participle of forget

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See also

forgotten in French: Mémoire effacée
forgotten in Finnish: Unohdetut

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