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

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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Even by California standards, this Mexican food was unforgettable. Priya Krishna, Bon Appétit, "I Go to San Diego Just to Visit This One Restaurant," 12 June 2019 Surely, filming a scene with Tom Holland would be unforgettable. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "Watch Gwyneth Paltrow Literally Realize She Was In Spider-Man: Homecoming," 10 June 2019 As a co-host of the Met Gala 2019, Lady Gaga's outfit is sure to be unforgettable. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lady Gaga's Extra AF Pre-Met Gala Outfit Features a Teeny Tiny Handbag," 6 May 2019 The unforgettable night kickstarted Bloom’s Cannes experience. Vogue, "Inside Leyna Bloom’s History-Making Cannes Experience," 24 May 2019 This searing, unforgettable drama tells the story of a tough-minded but compassionate street kid trying to survive in a world of grinding poverty, abuse and neglect. Soren Andersen, The Seattle Times, "‘Capernaum’: A street kid in Beirut tries to do the right thing in powerful Oscar-nominated film," 5 Feb. 2019 They had been thrown together by fate and a strange bounce of the ball in one of the most unforgettable plays in college football history. Ron Higgins, NOLA.com, "Rivals who became friends mourn the loss of LSU's Billy Cannon," 23 May 2018 Elia Kazan directed this unforgettable 1957 drama. 6 p.m. Sunday, March 25. Chronicle Staff Report, San Francisco Chronicle, "Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, March 23-25," 21 Mar. 2018 Cast with mostly non-professional actors (with the exception of Jaden Smith), and featuring one of the most unforgettable soundtracks in ages, this is a joyful, authentic hangout movie in the vein of Kids and American Honey. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "5 stellar Sundance movies that need to be on your radar this year," 26 Jan. 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 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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to take the place or position of

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