God-forsaken


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God-forsaken

adjective desolate, abandoned, deserted, remote, neglected, lonely, bleak, gloomy, backward, dismal, dreary, forlorn, wretched I don't want to stay in this God-forsaken country.
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Conscientious--so call I him who goeth into God-forsaken wildernesses, and hath broken his venerating heart.
Hungry, fierce, lonesome, God-forsaken: so doth the lion-will wish itself.
MY DEAR HOLMES: My previous letters and telegrams have kept you pretty well up to date as to all that has occurred in this most God-forsaken corner of the world.
"How on earth did you come to hear of a God-forsaken place like this?" said he, making use, I thought, of a somewhat stronger expression than quite became his cloth.
He didn't mind, he said, the trouble of punching their blanked heads down there, blank his soul, but did the condemned sailors think you could keep steam up in the God-forsaken boilers simply by knocking the blanked stokers about?
They clear out with no words of leavetaking in some God-forsaken port other men would fear to be stranded in, and go ashore in company of a shabby sea-chest, corded like a treasure-box, and with an air of shaking the ship's dust off their feet.
"It's mighty good of you, Hanson," replied Baynes, warming up a bit; "but what can a fellow do here in this God-forsaken hole?"
It is beautiful even to foreigners accustomed to luxuriant vegetation, and I can easily understand how unspeakably beautiful it must be to eyes that are only used to the God-forsaken barrenness and desolation of Syria.
And there was Ophir--the most God-forsaken moose-pasture of a creek you ever laid eyes on.
Of all God-forsaken dustbins of Nature, I think the most heart-breaking are places like that bandstand, that were meant to be festive and are forlorn.
He was not mistaken: the hotel was so conspicuous in that God-forsaken place that he could not fail to see it even in the dark.
The nuanced argument here inexorably leads to the conclusion that in the final analysis, no place is ever a god-forsaken place.