un·for·get·ta·ble | \ ˌən-fər-ˈge-tə-bəl \

Definition of unforgettable 

: incapable of being forgotten : memorable

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Other words from unforgettable

unforgettably \ˌən-fər-ˈge-tə-blē \ adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms for unforgettable


indelible, memorable



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Examples of unforgettable in a Sentence

an unforgettable evening of dining and dancing

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The end result was a ceremony that will likely prove unforgettable to all in attendance. Michael Mcgough, sacbee, "A California couple wed with a massive wildfire burning behind them. Then, they ran," 9 July 2018 Maisie also has a useful habit of climbing inside a dumb waiter set into a wall in her house, recalling a similar maneuver in Jurassic Park’s unforgettable kitchen scene. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "We’re Going to Need a Bigger Island," 22 June 2018 Soar above beautiful Melbourne on an unforgettable hot air balloon ride at sunrise, enjoy a helicopter tour over the wetlands, cruise the harbor, and discover the hidden gems of the region on this adventurous and romantic escape. USA TODAY, "Deal watch: Six nights in Melbourne, Australia, for $2,069," 19 June 2018 The abject way Spinella's satanic Roy tempts Joe Pitt (Danny Binstock), his closeted Mormon lawyer acolyte, with a career-making opportunity in Washington is cringingly unforgettable. Charles Mcnulty, latimes.com, "For the Berkeley Rep revival of 'Angels in America,' the play is the thing," 29 May 2018 Wrap up this unforgettable night with the latest weekend edition of 90 Minutes’ Top Five. 1. Juan Pimiento, chicagotribune.com, "Bale's bicycle kick, Ronaldo's bizarre interview and the best of the Champions League final," 27 May 2018 Head up to the Alps past the beautiful Lac d'Annecy, to spend an unforgettable night sleeping on the cliff-face like a mountaineer. Jack Dancy, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Europe," 5 Oct. 2016 His performance in the pivotal garage scene in the series finale was unforgettable. Matthew Gilbert, BostonGlobe.com, "One last chance for Emmy voters to get it right," 10 July 2018 That’s the case at the Parlour, where there are only a handful of flavors each day, but the flavors are unforgettable. Ac Shilton, Outside Online, "The Best Ice Cream in the U.S.," 5 July 2018

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First Known Use of unforgettable

1806, in the meaning defined above

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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 \

Kids Definition of unforgettable

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

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unforgettably \-blē \ adverb

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