forthgoing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, deverbal of forthgon (to go forth, proceed), from Old English forþgān (to go forth, proceed), from Proto-Germanic *furþa (forward), *gāną (to go), equivalent to forth- +‎ going. Adjective from present participle of forthgo.

Noun[edit]

forthgoing (plural forthgoings)

  1. A going forth or utterance; a proceeding from or out.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of A. Chalmers to this entry?)

Adjective[edit]

forthgoing (comparative more forthgoing, superlative most forthgoing)

  1. Going out or forth; departing.

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