(now used in derision or to express disbelief) in truth; in fact; indeed.
(archaic) in truth; indeed
Old English forsoð “indeed, verily,” from for-, perhaps here with intensive force (or else the whole might be “for a truth”), + soð “truth” (see sooth).
/fɔːˈspiːk/ verb -speaks, -speaking, -spoke, -spoken 1. (transitive) (Scot, archaic) to bewitch
[fawr-spent] /fɔrˈspɛnt/ adjective, Archaic. 1. worn out; exhausted. /fɔːˈspɛnt/ adjective 1. (archaic) tired out; exhausted
[fawrs-mahn, -muh n, fohrs-; German fawrs-mahn] /ˈfɔrs mɑn, -mən, ˈfoʊrs-; German ˈfɔrs mɑn/ noun 1. Werner [German ver-nuh r] /German ˈvɛr nər/ (Show IPA), 1904–79, German surgeon: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1956. Forssmann Forss·mann (fôrs’män’, -mən), Werner Theodor Otto. 1904-1979. German physician. He shared a 1956 Nobel Prize for developing cardiac catheterization.
[fawr-muh l] /ˈfɔr məl/ adjective 1. being in accordance with the usual requirements, customs, etc.; conventional: to pay one’s formal respects. 2. marked by form or ceremony: a formal occasion. 3. designed for wear or use at occasions or events marked by elaborate ceremony or prescribed social observance: The formal attire included tuxedos and full-length […]