Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Undone; ruined.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of fordo.
  • adjective Exhausted; worn out; overcome.
  • adjective Destroyed; utterly ruined.

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Examples

  • No matter how fordone he might be, there was no mistaking the feel of Flame.

    Book meme

  • In very truth Heracles, though far away, has saved his comrades, fordone with thirst.

    The Argonautica

  • One thing, moreover, had she noted now this long while, that once and again, it might be once every two moons, the witch-wife would arise in the dead of night and go forth from the house, and be away for a day, or two or three, or whiles more, and come back again weary and fordone; but never said she any word to Birdalone hereof.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Wherefore she turned and went hastily down the hall, and out-a-doors, and over the bridge, and ran fleet-foot down the rocky way whereby she had come, till she could run no further, and lay down under a great stone breathless and fordone; yet her heart upheld her and suffered her not to swoon, belike because she had given her limbs such hard work to do.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • For them whom he have fordone make we newly thankful!

    Finnegans Wake

  • Lamorak, are fordone, for Sir Tristram slew your lord, Sir Nabon, and his son.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

  • Shield, overmuch damage hast thou done to us this day, therefore return whither thou wilt, for here are no more will have ado with thee; for we repent sore that ever thou camest here, for by thee is fordone the old custom of this castle.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

  • "We are fordone," he said at last in a high, white voice.

    And all the Stars a Stage

  • In very truth Heracles, though far away, has saved his comrades, fordone with thirst.

    The Argonautica

  • In very truth Heracles, though far away, has saved his comrades, fordone with thirst.

    The Argonautica

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