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forsēon, class 5 strong verb. neglect; despise; scorn; reject.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
present indicative1forsīoð forsēoð
2
3forsihð
past indicative1forsāwon
2
3
past participleforsāwene

This word occurs 5 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of forsēon in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Boethius on Fame

  • [47] forsīoð. neglect.
  • [62] forsihð. despises, scorns.

Sermo Lupi ad Anglos

  • [15] forsāwene. neglected, despised, scorned, rejected.

Exercises and sample sentences

  • forsēoð. despise, scorn, reject.
  • forsāwon. despised, scorned, rejected.