halfforgotten

forgotten

[fer-got-n]
verb
a past participle of forget.

half-forgotten, adjective
quasi-forgotten, adjective
unforgotten, adjective
well-forgotten, adjective
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forgotten (fəˈɡɒtən)
 
vb
a past participle of forget

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forget
O.E. forgytan, from for- "passing by, letting go" (cf. forbear, forgo) + gietan "to grasp" (see get). A common Gmc. construction (cf. O.S. fargetan, Du. vergeten, Ger. vergessen "to forget"). The literal sense would be "to lose (one's) grip on," but that is not recorded in any
Germanic language. Related: Forgetting; forgot; forgotten.
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