Synonyms for bygone

Grammar : Adj
Spell : bahy-gawn, -gon
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbaɪˌgɔn, -ˌgɒn

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Définition of bygone

Origin :
  • early 15c., from by (adv.) + gone. Cf. similar construction of aforesaid. As a noun from 1560s (see bygones).
  • adj in the past
Example sentences :
  • For instance, no mention has yet been made of the Hermæ of bygone ages.
  • Extract from : « The Non-Christian Cross » by John Denham Parsons
  • That is contrary to the observation of philosophers of bygone days.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • The children were in the habit of calling each other by that means in bygone years.
  • Extract from : « The Slave Of The Lamp » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • How clearly and how sharply have all these bygone events been stamped upon my memory!
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
  • He could still hear the laughter of the bygone Salon of the Rejected.
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • Now all that is over,—we have neared the shore, and all our hold on you is bygone.
  • Extract from : « The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • The suggestion was no more than a suggestion in the mind of the watcher of all these bygone scenes.
  • Extract from : « Despair's Last Journey » by David Christie Murray
  • And he drank, for the sake of bygone dusks, with his customer.
  • Extract from : « Gilian The Dreamer » by Neil Munro
  • Will Captain Blythe let this be a bygone if we return to duty?
  • Extract from : « The Pirate of Panama » by William MacLeod Raine
  • But it was not so: it was the sound of bygone music that she heard.
  • Extract from : « Captain Mansana and Mother's Hands » by Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson

Antonyms for bygone

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