Forsume meaning

(now chiefly UK dialectal) To neglect; misuse; waste; consume.
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Origin of forsume

  • From for- +‎ , ultimately from Proto-Germanic *sūmijaną (“to tarry, hesitate”), from Proto-Indo-European *seuy-, *seiw-, *syew- (“to leave, let remain”). Cognate with Dutch verzuimen (“to neglect, miss”), German versäumen (“to miss, fail, neglect, procrastinate”), Danish forsömme (“to neglect”), Swedish försumma (“to neglect, omit, be careless of, miss”).
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