from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. A past participle of forget.

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  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • p. p. of forget.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Past participle of forget.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not noticed inadvertently


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  • 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_ ....

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)

  • "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.

    Fairy Fingers A Novel

  • 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.

    Bear Circuit

  • 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."

    Holly Cara Price: Great Rock & Roll Reads for the Fall

  • 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.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2008

  • 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.

    CNN Transcript Apr 24, 2008

  • 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.

    NYT > Home Page

  • 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.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Quiram says public works is often what he calls the forgotten emergency service.

    WCAX - Local News

  • 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.

    Richard Zombeck: Bankers New Tactic: Blame the Victim


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