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[uhn-fer-get-uh-buh l] /ˌʌn fərˈgɛt ə bəl/
impossible to forget; indelibly impressed on the memory:
scenes of unforgettable beauty.
Origin of unforgettable
1800-10; un-1 + forgettable
Related forms
unforgettableness, noun
unforgettably, adverb Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for unforgettable


impossible to forget; highly memorable
Derived Forms
unforgettably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unforgettable

1806, from un- (1) "not" + forgetable (see forget). Related: Unforgettably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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