godforsaken


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god·for·sak·en

also God·for·sak·en  (gŏd′fər-sā′kən)
adj.
1. Located in a dismal or remote area.
2. Desolate; forlorn.

godforsaken

(ˈɡɒdfəˌseɪkən; ˌɡɒdfəˈseɪkən)
adj (sometimes capital)
1. (usually prenominal) desolate; dreary; forlorn
2. wicked

god•for•sak•en

(ˈgɒd fərˌseɪ kən, ˌgɒd fərˈseɪ-)

adj. (sometimes cap.)
1. desolate; remote; deserted.
2. wretched; pitiable.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.godforsaken - located in a dismal or remote areagodforsaken - located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"
inhospitable - unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas"

godforsaken

also Godforsaken
adjective
Translations

godforsaken

[ˈgɒdfəˌseɪkn] ADJ [place] → olvidado de Dios; [person] → dejado de la mano de Dios

godforsaken

[ˈgɒdfəˌseɪkn] adj (fam) (place) → dimenticato/a da Dio e dagli uomini, sperduto/a
References in classic literature ?
At first he had been humbly thankful, too, that they had sent him to this Godforsaken Congo post instead of court-martialing him, as he had so justly deserved; but now six months of the monotony, the frightful isolation and the loneliness had wrought a change.
What gets me, Henry, is what a chap like this, that's a lord or something in his own country, and that's never had to bother about grub nor blankets; why he comes a-buttin' round the Godforsaken ends of the earth--that's what I can't exactly see.
She refuses to forget them because that would mean forgetting a big part of the horror of that Godforsaken place where millions of her people died.
SHE won't thank me for broadcasting this, but my mum got done by one of those godforsaken speed cameras the other day.
2 It's hard to imagine a more godforsaken place than Slab City, California, at the southern end of the festering Salton Sea.
In the end, if it wants to generate a chance for lasting change there, the United Nations will have to send more than observers to that godforsaken island.
They had not grown up in a world of crystal and careful manners; many of them were just now learning which fork to use at dinner, but these people, who had lived near the bottom of society, whose childhood world had been a squalid city block or godforsaken stretch of farmland, were now buying decent homes, even sending their children to private schools.
We have already learned W that lesson the hard way in godforsaken Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Queen Could Sing Along IT'S a sycophantic song that the masses sing along, God Save the Queen, it's sick, it's obscene, It's antiquated, it's out of date, farcical, Verging on control, of all we could ask the Lord to save, We beg and chant God Save the Queen, A lovely person she may be but what's wrong With our people are they blind can they truly Not see that the sentiments of our national anthem Are a diabolical travesty, we should be singing, God forgive Our Godforsaken land, let your love for us all be seen Save us Lord from hate, fear and tyranny, an anthem, A worthwhile song with true national sentiments That the Queen could also sing along.
The Aussies can at least see some bad light at the end of the tunnel - they'll fly out of this godforsaken country tomorrow, weather permitting.
Why did I have to call this godforsaken nitwit for a ticket?
Over the course of the night, she weighs up the options of marrying bombastic but virginal Beau (played by Christopher Webster) - "but I just can't see myself going to some godforsaken ranch in Montana where I'll never see no one but him and a lotta cows" - and returning to her life as a chanteuse in a seedy-sounding night club in Kansas City.