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bɪˈgɒt nbe·got·ten

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. begottenadjective

    (of offspring) generated by procreation

    "naturally begotten child"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Begot, Begottenthe participle passive of the verb beget.

    Remember that thou wast begot of them. Ecclus, vii. 28.

    The first he met, Antiphates the brave,
    But base begotten on a Theban slave. John Dryden, Æneid.


  1. begotten

    Begotten generally refers to the process of bringing something into existence, typically used in the context of procreation or generation especially by a male parent. It can mean born, produced, or generated, and is often used to imply a direct, causal relationship between a parent and the offspring. The term is traditionally used in historical, religious, or poetic contexts, such as "only begotten son" in Christian theology.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Begotten

    of Beget

  2. Begotten

    p. p. of Beget


  1. Begotten

    Begotten is a 1990 American experimental/horror film, written, produced and directed by E. Elias Merhige. The film deals with the story of Genesis, reimagining it. Merhige revealed during Q&A sessions that its primary inspiration was a near death experience he had when he was 19, after a car crash. Merhige also stated that he would like this film to be the first of a trilogy. He was experiencing difficulties getting proper funding, and at the time it was unknown if/when the two other films would be made. The second film of the unofficial trilogy, a 14-minute film entitled Din of Celestial Birds, deals with evolution. It premiered in 2006 on Turner Classic Movies, and was shot in similar visual fashion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of begotten in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of begotten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of begotten in a Sentence

  1. Lu Yen:

    Heaven is not the wide blue sky but the place where corporeality is begotten in the house of the Creative.

  2. Emma Goldman:

    Love, the strongest and deepest element in all life, the harbinger of hope, of joy, of ecstasy; love, the defier of all laws, of all conventions; love, the freest, the most powerful molder of human destiny; how can such an all-compelling force be synonymous with that poor little State and Church-begotten weed, marriage?

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    A motile
    B splay
    C tantamount
    D flabby

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