gone
adjective Etymology: from past participle of go Date: 1598 1. a. lost, ruined <
lost looks and gone faculties — Penelope Gilliatt
>
b. dead c. characterized by sinking or dropping <
the empty or gone feeling in the abdomen so common in elevators — H. G. Armstrong
>
2. a. involved, absorbed <
far gone in hysteria
>
b. possessed with a strong attachment or a foolish or unreasoning love or desire ; infatuated — often used with on <
was real gone on that man — Pete Martin
>
c. pregnant <
she's six months gone
>
3. past <
memories of gone summers — John Cheever
>
4. slang great <
a real gone fashion reporter — Inez Robb
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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