unsee

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verb un·see \ˌən-ˈsē\

Definition of unsee

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to fail to see (something) :  to avoid seeing (something) Countless people have studied the painting and never seen the hidden likeness in it. Yet, once it comes to your attention, you can't unsee it again. — Kenneth Baker

  3. 2 :  to forget having seen (something) :  to erase the image of (something) from one's memory Like at the porn expo, you see things at the poker expo you can never unsee. — Bill Simmons

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First Known Use of unsee

14th century


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