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forsaken

[fawr-sey-kuh n] /fɔrˈseɪ kən/
verb
1.
past participle of forsake.
adjective
2.
deserted; abandoned; forlorn:
an old, forsaken farmhouse.
Related forms
forsakenly, adverb
forsakenness, noun
self-forsaken, adjective
unforsaken, adjective
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  • He observes religious forms and makes charitable benefactions, as though he would compound with God for his unforsaken sin.

  • There is nothing in the universe to separate any one of us from the love and fellowship of his Maker but his own unforsaken sin.

British Dictionary definitions for unforsaken

forsaken

/fəˈseɪkən/
verb
1.
the past participle of forsake
adjective
2.
completely deserted or helpless; abandoned
Derived Forms
forsakenly, adverb
forsakenness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unforsaken

forsaken

adj.

mid-13c., past participle adjective from forsake. Related: Forsakenly.

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