past participle of forego2
adjective[often postpositive] • archaic
- Past: poets dream of lives foregone in worlds fantasticalMore example sentences
- Therefore, bemoaning the past or longing for a return of foregone days in some way denies the person one already is.
- 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?
a foregone conclusion
- A result that can be predicted with certainty: the result of her trial was a foregone conclusionMore example sentences
- Sport is never that engaging when the result is a foregone conclusion.
- Although the votes are still being counted the results are a foregone conclusion.
- They knew pretty early on the result was a foregone conclusion, Labour were too far ahead to be caught.