Definitions

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  • n. The quality or state of being forgotten

Etymologies

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forgotten +‎ -ness

Examples

  • PS Yes, I am still totally enjoying Cordwainer Smith, so he is no longer part of my well-forgottenness.

    Even in a little thing

  • The paper dropped into final forgottenness between his feet.

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • His hand lay as she knew it, with the curious loose forgottenness of a sleeping animal.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • It was meaningless to ask whether it did on Earth just then-doubly meaningless, given the physics here and the forgottenness yonder.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • It was meaningless to ask whether it did on Earth just then'doubly meaningless, given the physics here and the forgottenness yonder.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • Let it fail in the work set it to do and it is cast aside into forgottenness or broken up as waste.

    The Justice of the King

  • Some neglected pleasances are so far gone that you cannot wish to live in them, but the forgottenness of the Villa d'Este hospitably allured me to instant and permament occupation, so that when I heard it could now be bought, casino and all, for thirty thousand dollars, nothing but the want of the money kept me from making the purchase.

    Roman Holidays, and Others

  • The land’s serrated mesas and loping glens nestled its residents in a sense of forgottenness, which was fine with them.

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • And, on the other hand, as though to strike a balance between fame and forgottenness, there are some widely popular noëls -- as "C'est le bon lever" -- of which the authorship absolutely is unknown; while there are still others -- as the charming "Wild Nightingale" -- which belong to no one author, but have been built up by unknown farm-house poets who have added fresh verses and so have passed on the amended song.

    The Christmas Kalends of Provence And Some Other Provençal Festivals

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