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

  • adj. Earning a permanent place in the memory; memorable: an unforgettable experience.

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  • adj. Which is very difficult to forget

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not forgettable; enduring in memory.

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  • adj. impossible to forget


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