Definition of foregone in English:

foregone

verb

adjective

archaic
  • [often postpositive] Past:

    ‘poets dream of lives foregone in worlds fantastical’
    • ‘Therefore, bemoaning the past or longing for a return of foregone days in some way denies the person one already is.’
    • ‘‘These are accounts of people's lives,’ she said, vital for shedding light on foregone times.’
    • ‘We stood apart in ideas but together in mourning of a foregone moment, of black communities with a long gone connectedness although just as much disagreement.’
    • ‘Must we just tag along to the daily chores of a stringent society, which has turned itself so vulnerable to the traditional boundaries of a foregone age?’
    • ‘The force of character is cumulative. All the foregone days of virtue work their health into this.’
    past, former, earlier, previous, prior, bygone, old, of old, ancient, long-ago
    forgotten
    of yore
    forepassed
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Pronunciation:

foregone

/fɔːˈɡɒn/