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far gone

far gone
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahr gawn, gon]
    • /fɑr gɔn, gɒn/
    • /ˈfɑː(r) ɡɒn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr gawn, gon]
    • /fɑr gɔn, gɒn/

Definitions of far gone words

  • adjective far gone departed; left. 1
  • adjective far gone lost or hopeless. 1
  • adjective far gone ruined. 1
  • adjective far gone that has passed away; dead. 1
  • adjective far gone past. 1
  • adjective far gone weak and faint: a gone feeling. 1

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Origin of far gone

First appearance:

before 1770
One of the 46% newest English words
First recorded in 1770-80

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Far gone

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

far gone popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

far gone usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for far gone

adj far gone

  • vacant — having no contents; empty; void: a vacant niche.
  • drained — to withdraw or draw off (a liquid) gradually; remove slowly or by degrees, as by filtration: to drain oil from a crankcase.
  • weakened — to make weak or weaker.
  • reduced — that is or has been reduced.
  • used — previously used or owned; secondhand: a used car.

adv far gone

  • completely — having all parts or elements; lacking nothing; whole; entire; full: a complete set of Mark Twain's writings.
  • intensely — existing or occurring in a high or extreme degree: intense heat.

Antonyms for far gone

adj far gone

  • increased — to make greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality; augment; add to: to increase taxes.
  • full — completely filled; containing all that can be held; filled to utmost capacity: a full cup.
  • augmented — (of an interval) increased or expanded from the state of being perfect or major by the raising of the higher note or the dropping of the lower note by one semitone
  • unconsumed — to destroy or expend by use; use up.
  • unused — not used; not put to use: an unused room.

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