American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. A past participle of forget.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Past participle of forget.
- adj. Of which knowledge has been lost, which is no longer remembered.
- v. Past participle of forget
- n. A person or thing that has been forgotten.
GNU Webster's 1913
- p. p. of forget.
- adj. not noticed inadvertently
“To prove to you that I had not forgotten you before your letter came, here is the fragment of an unfinished one which I send you, to begin with -- an imperfect fossil letter, which no comparative anatomy will bring much sense out of -- except the plain fact _that you were not forgotten_ ....”
“I have never forgotten -- never -- never _forgotten_!" faltered Madeleine, in a voice that had a sound of tears, answering to those that glittered in her eyes.”
“For this world, warm in the middle and my name forgotten, I have to run and give these daffodil prisms to the poor that I took from the dead.”
“Back in the day, Tosches wrote a column for Creem Magazine called Unsung Heroes, in which he profiled what he called "forgotten rhythm-and-blues and country renegades.”
“FDR ` s entire appeal was to what he called the forgotten man, these guys who were left behind in the switches of industrial capitalism and all the rest.”
“As we mentioned, McCain spending this week campaigning in what he calls the forgotten areas of America, trying to convince voters he's a different kind of Republican candidate.”
“Through two decades of prolific, if disputed, research and some 400 speeches a year on what he calls the forgotten Christian roots of America, Mr. Barton, 57, a former school principal and an ordained minister, has steadily built a reputation as a guiding spirit of the religious right.”
“Republicans responded at a news conference where they highlighted what they called the "forgotten 15," bills that the House has passed and Republicans say will lead to job growth but which the Democratic-controlled Senate has ignored.”
“Quiram says public works is often what he calls the forgotten emergency service.”
“What Mr. Carney along with the rest of the foreclosure proponents, doesn't seem to understand, or has conveniently forgotten, is that millions of homeowners were convinced by the banks and servicers that defaulting on their loans would help save the very homes he seems to think they deserve to lose.”
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This is Ghost List 2 ( the kind that go 'boo!' ) :P
( open list )
In keeping with my other Prosies (like this one). There were a number of phrases as well as words in this speech that I found particularly compelling.
My fellow citizens: I stand here ...
Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
nature, steampunk, weather, colors, and other assorted (sometimes moody) words
I used to sing this as a lullaby to my spawn—till said spawn grew big enough to understand the words, and asked me to sing something else.
Written by Eric Bogle, c. 1971.
by Barenaked Ladies.
With life just begun, my sleeping new son
Has eyes that roll back in his head
They flutter and dart, he slows down his heart
And pictures a world...
Just words I like, think stand out in the poem, or are more significant than other words.
These are words I like or would like to use to describe people and things that aren't normally used. I guess it's really my poetic license list? This is a companion to Physical Words
Looking for tweets for forgotten.