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disremember

[dis-ri-mem-ber] /ˌdɪs rɪˈmɛm bər/
verb (used with object), Southern and South Midland U.S.
1.
to fail to remember; forget.
Origin of disremember
1805-1815
1805-15; dis-1 + remember
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  • Maybe I did—maybe I didn't; I disremember thim little things.

  • I disremember just how fur that last stop is from the Crick, but I think it's betwixt 25 and 30 mile.

  • Must have had one, of course; and it's so blessed long ago now I disremember what it was he put on the back of my shoulder.

    Cleek, the Master Detective Thomas W. Hanshew
  • Really, Mr. Little, I was so scared last night that I disremember.

    The Wit of Women Kate Sanborn
  • You disremember how heavy gold is, seeing so little of it, and counting a hundred dollars a fortune.

  • Shure, dear, I do be havin so many worries that I disremember.

    In Wild Rose Time Amanda M. Douglas
  • Wasn't thar an old man in the Bible—I disremember his name—that cussed one of his sons, and blessed t'other one?

  • I disremember the rest, but time was when I could say'm all.

    Lavender and Old Lace Myrtle Reed
  • I disremember her special remark, Olly; but you know women allers spout poetry at sech times.

    Gabriel Conroy Bert Harte
  • Solon must not, he confided to me, say "enthuse" nor "we opine" nor "disremember."

    The Boss of Little Arcady Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for disremember

disremember

/ˌdɪsrɪˈmɛmbə/
verb
1.
(informal, mainly US) to fail to recall (someone or something)
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Word Origin and History for disremember
v.

1815, American English colloquialism, from dis- + remember.

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