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.
The root cause was four godforsaken Muslim drunkards who were travelling in their three-wheel which was slightly hit a vehicle driven by the Sinhalese victim.
It's led by Scouse centurion David Morrissey, who calls our island 'a godforsaken sh*thole in the middle of nowhere'.
There were conflicts all over the place and men sent to godforsaken hell holes like Korea, Malaysia, Aden, Suez and Palestine, where I was sent, only for hundreds to die in these places and left there to rot.
Talking of which, Jeremy Corbyn, who has received PS20,000 for hosting phone-ins on Iranian state TV, has been curiously silent about events in that godforsaken part of the globe.
I'M lying dreaming in the shadows of life And bright blue skies are what I see I also see my sweet loving angel Linda Louise Waiting for me Her long blonde hair is flowing freely in the wind Her eyes sparkling brighter than wine Her lips so soft and sweet to kiss I'm so lucky this angel of beauty is mine But this godforsaken war is raging All around me And my mates are dropping like flies I'm lying shot in a bombed-out building With not much chance of staying alive So I'm lying dreaming in the shadows of life I'm dreaming of the one who is waiting for me I'm dreaming this war will end soon But I doubt my dreams will ever come true Because I'm now walking by the good Lord's side So goodbye my loving angel Goodbye.
Those who think they are clever in coining terms such as godforsaken country too better find eulogising terms for describing the beautiful land called UP, which is being given a bad name by the Opposition.
Is that how judges and justices in this godforsaken nation are being looked down on by people in very high government places?
The Blacklist: Sony Pictures Michael Dinner Redemption (series) Television, Davis NBC Entertainment Godforsaken STX Entertainment, Jim Mickle STX Entertainment Grey Matter Prods.
Upon arrival, he's given a caretaker's job in a godforsaken tower block outside Paris, where his uneasy relationship with the local drug dealers takes a turn for the violent when their leader is released from prison.
While Retch stakes his future on the arrival of the driller, Dolores waits for a chance to quit the godforsaken ranch.