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far-gone

[fahr-gawn, -gon] /ˈfɑrˈgɔn, -ˈgɒn/
adjective
1.
2.
approaching the end, as of life, duration, usefulness, etc.:
The sleeve is too far-gone to mend.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80

gone

[gawn, gon] /gɔn, gɒn/
verb
1.
past participle of go1 .
adjective
2.
departed; left.
3.
lost or hopeless.
4.
5.
that has passed away; dead.
6.
past.
7.
weak and faint:
a gone feeling.
8.
used up.
9.
Slang.
  1. pregnant:
    two months gone.
  2. great; outstanding.
  3. exhilarated; inspired.
Idioms
10.
far gone,
  1. much advanced; deeply involved.
  2. nearly exhausted; almost worn out.
  3. dying:
    The rescue party finally reached the scene of the crash, but most of the survivors were already far gone.
11.
gone on, Informal. infatuated with; in love with:
He is still gone on the woman who jilted him.
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British Dictionary definitions for far gone

gone

/ɡɒn/
verb
1.
the past participle of go1
adjective (usually postpositive)
2.
ended; past
3.
lost; ruined (esp in the phrases gone goose or gosling)
4.
dead or near to death
5.
spent; consumed; used up
6.
(informal) faint or weak
7.
(informal) having been pregnant (for a specified time): six months gone
8.
(usually foll by on) (slang) in love (with)
9.
(slang) in an exhilarated state, as through music or the use of drugs
10.
(informal) gone out, blank and without comprehension, as if stupefied in surprise
adverb
11.
past: it's gone midnight
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Word Origin and History for far gone

gone

past participle of go.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for far gone

far gone

modifier

In an extreme state, such as drunk: too far gone to help her/ fans are far gone


gone

adjective
  1. Intoxicated, esp with narcotics (1940s+ Jazz musicians)
  2. In a trancelike condition; meditative: gurgling forth a flow of words, a ''gone'' expression on his face (1940s+ Cool talk)
  3. Excellent; wonderful; cool: a real gone chick (1940s+ Cool talk)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with far gone

far gone

Extremely advanced, referring to some progressive action or condition. For example, These trees are too far gone to be saved, or He's had a lot to drink and is too far gone to drive himself home. [ Mid-1500s ]
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