forgotten forgotten  /fər ˈɡɑ tən/


  1. (v) dismiss from the mind; stop remembering
  2. (v) be unable to remember
  3. (v) forget to do something
  4. (v) leave behind unintentionally
  5. (adj) not noticed inadvertently



  1. Gordinier's book, then, is like the earnest ranting of a forgotten middle child.
  2. Alexandria Rising Vast fragmentary figures retrieved from the Mediterranean seabed reveal the richness of a nearly-forgotten city of the ancient world.


  1. Is Apple's Passbook the Stealth E-Wallet Success?

    NEW YORK ( MainStreet )—Just when most digital wallet experts had forgotten the year-old Apple Passbook --widely dismissed as ineffectual and neutered -- a discordant voice wants to get an unexpected message across: just maybe Passbook is the stealth winner of the early rounds of the e-wallet wars, and it is doing it by sneaking in a powerful but largely uncommented upon transaction capability.
    on June 13, 2013     Source:

  2. Sam Jane Brown's First Novel 'Forgotten Word' Doubles as a Thrilling, Suspenseful Page-Turner and a Provocative ...

    MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As author Sam Jane Brown's debut novel, titled Forgotten Word, is rapidly gaining popularity worldwide, it's also proving to be a discussion- and thought-provoking ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Have we forgotten?

    Have we forgotten the brave men and women fighting for our freedom in Afghanistan?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The St. Augustine Record


  1. "Now, there are some who question the scale of our ambitions - who suggest that our system cannot tolerate too many big plans," Obama said. "Their memories are short. For they have forgotten what this country has already done; what free men...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Baylor University The Lariat Online

  2. "He was a great, and it was a privilege to live with him for over 33 years. He will never be forgotten," Lady Antonia Fraser, his second wife, told The Guardian.
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Antonia Fraser Source: Times Online

  3. "After Heath passed on, you saw a hole ripped in the future of cinema," said Nolan who said the Australian actor's skills and films are his legacy. "He will be eternally missed, but he will never be forgotten."
    on Jan 11, 2009 By: Christopher Nolan Source:

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