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 unforgettably (audio) \ adverb

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Examples of unforgettable in a Sentence

an unforgettable evening of dining and dancing
Recent Examples on the Web Each is unforgettable, and a reminder of cinema’s potential to flout narrative convention, subvert visual traditions, and find new ways to express timeless themes. David Sims, The Atlantic, "30 Movies That Are Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before," 23 May 2020 Lucy and Sam do much the same as their father literally falls to pieces, a process that Zhang describes in unforgettable, horror-movie-like detail. Martha Southgate, New York Times, "A Haunting Debut Novel Brings New Faces to the Myth of the American West," 7 Apr. 2020 D’Onofrio calibrates every detail of his performance, down to the most seemingly forgettable stuff, and somehow makes those things unforgettable. Alex Abad-santos, Vox, "Daredevil season 3 is a return to what made the show so good in season 1," 15 Oct. 2018 During Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding on May 19, both George and Charlotte were completely adorable, truly making the day unforgettable. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Princess Charlotte Blew a Kiss to Her Royal Fans as She Arrived at Princess Eugenie's Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 At the last back in October 2019, shook things up by tapping the young design star—and A-List designer— to create an unforgettable art installation in its showroom. Parker Bowie Larson, ELLE Decor, "Sasha Bikoff Is Launching a New Lighting Line for Currey & Company," 24 Apr. 2020 Listen to the first two episodes of our campfire stories series, on unforgettable animal encounters and some of our most memorable backpacking trips. oregonlive, "Outdoor adventures that pushed us to our limits: Peak Northwest podcast," 23 Apr. 2020 Whitney Whitney Houston had one of the most powerful and unforgettable voices of all time. Serena Tara, Marie Claire, "Unmissable Documentaries on Hulu Right Now," 14 Apr. 2020 On rewatch, the shift in format from Season 45, Episode 15 to Episode 16 will be particularly unforgettable. David Sims, The Atlantic, "The First Quarantine Episode of Saturday Night Live Was Historic," 12 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of unforgettable

1806, in the meaning defined above

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26 May 2020

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“Unforgettable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforgettable. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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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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