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 When the deluge ends Jan. 6, with the sure-to-be-unforgettable Lending Tree Bowl, U. of Louisiana v. the Oxford Miamis, 40 bowl games will have been played. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, "Doc's Morning Line: I usually don't do resolutions, but here's one for sports in 2020," 2 Jan. 2020 Knott never heard his story, but his pain was unforgettable. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, "Not everyone feels holiday joy. How Louisville's Blue Christmas services help the lonely," 18 Dec. 2019 For New Yorkers, a night at The Carlyle will be unforgettable. Shauna Beni, Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Gifts for the Person Who Always Forgets to Take Their Vacation Days," 13 Dec. 2019 Emmy winner Jharrel Jerome, who plays both the young and the adult Korey Wise, was unforgettable. Tom Gliatto, PEOPLE.com, "The 10 Best TV Shows of the Year, According to PEOPLE’s Critic: Fleabag, The Crown and More!," 12 Dec. 2019 Not every trip to the coast will guarantee a sighting, but the experience of seeing the huge, graceful animals in the open ocean is unforgettable. oregonlive, "Gray whale migration coming back to the Oregon coast this winter," 10 Dec. 2019 Aaron Paul’s final moments on Breaking Bad are unforgettable. Andrew R. Chow, Time, "Aaron Paul on Revisiting His ‘Old Friend’ Jesse Pinkman in El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie," 2 Oct. 2019 To see the piles of trash, the broken buildings, the thousands of people living in tent camps with dirt floors, no electricity and no running water, and to smell all the smells that come with these elements, is unforgettable. San Diego Union-Tribune, "How her past inspired her to create better futures for children," 21 Sep. 2019 The entire stand of supporters have put together countless stunning displays of emotion, and some have been truly unforgettable. SI.com, "Borussia Dortmund: 8 of the Best Yellow Wall Displays," 18 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of unforgettable

1806, in the meaning defined above

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18 Feb 2020

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“Unforgettable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforgettable. Accessed 29 Feb. 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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