FORSAKENNESS

forsaken

[fawr-sey-kuhn]
verb
1.
past participle of forsake.
adjective
2.
deserted; abandoned; forlorn: an old, forsaken farmhouse.

forsakenly, adverb
forsakenness, noun
self-forsaken, adjective
unforsaken, adjective
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forsaken (fəˈseɪkən)
 
vb
1.  the past participle of forsake
 
adj
2.  completely deserted or helpless; abandoned
 
for'sakenly
 
adv
 
for'sakenness
 
n

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forsaken
c.1300, pp. of forsake
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