un·​for·​get·​ta·​ble | \ ˌən-fər-ˈge-tə-bəl How to pronounce unforgettable (audio) \

Definition of unforgettable

: incapable of being forgotten : memorable

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unforgettably \ ˌən-​fər-​ˈge-​tə-​blē How to pronounce unforgettable (audio) \ adverb

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Examples of unforgettable in a Sentence

an unforgettable evening of dining and dancing
Recent Examples on the Web The panel also heard Tone speak about switching from the comedy lane to the drama lane for his unforgettable role as John Levy in The United States vs. Billie Holiday and Marcus speak on his proudest moment as an actor outside of Black-ish. Rachaell Davis, Essence, "How Christina Elmore & Birgundi Baker Reacted To Those Jaw-Dropping Moments On 'Insecure' And 'The Chi'," 28 Apr. 2021 While drive-in and virtual shows have been the way to keep on keeping on during this unforgettable time, Alaska is certainly no stranger to traveling the world to perform, especially pre-pandemic. Tanner Saunders, Travel + Leisure, "What It’s Really Like Traveling the World As a Drag Queen, According to 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' Star Alaska," 27 Apr. 2021 But the most substantial ones are memorable—even unforgettable. Claire Messud, Harper's Magazine, "New Books," 27 Apr. 2021 Filling a similarly enormous boardroom table with all Black executives made for one of Putney Swope’s most unforgettable images. Jen Chaney, Vulture, "How Hollywood Depicted the Office," 26 Apr. 2021 In east Alabama's Shoal Creek Valley, where 12 died, families are still coping with unforgettable images and stories like that of Albert Sanders, 44, who died in the arms of his father, Buford Sanders, after being flung by a twister in a field. Jay Reeves, Star Tribune, "Pain, loss linger a decade after tornadoes hammer 6 states," 26 Apr. 2021 And the award for most unforgettable mishap in Oscars history goes to ... Charles Trepany, USA TODAY, "Oscars 2021: Dust off your Academy Award-winning trivia with these 500+ photos, factoids," 23 Apr. 2021 Tennessee Williams’ brilliance and chewy dialogue are really unforgettable. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, "Movies about the South should help us atone and come to terms with our past, author says," 22 Apr. 2021 Milwaukee's lone appearance in the World Series came in 1982, with Cecil Cooper's unforgettable two-run single in the seventh inning tipping the scales against California in a decisive Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "After McKinney's incredible catch, a look at other memorable defensive moments in Brewers history," 21 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unforgettable

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Unforgettable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforgettable. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unforgettable

: very special, unusual, beautiful, etc., and therefore difficult or impossible to forget


un·​for·​get·​ta·​ble | \ ˌən-fər-ˈge-tə-bəl How to pronounce unforgettable (audio) \

Kids Definition of unforgettable

: not likely to be forgotten : lasting in memory an unforgettable experience

Other Words from unforgettable

unforgettably \ -​blē \ adverb

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