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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.
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godforsaken

(ˈɡɒdfəˌseɪkən; ˌɡɒdfəˈseɪkən)
adj (sometimes capital)
1. (usually prenominal) desolate; dreary; forlorn
2. wicked
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god•for•sak•en

(ˈgɒd fərˌseɪ kən, ˌgɒd fərˈseɪ-)

adj. (sometimes cap.)
1. desolate; remote; deserted.
2. wretched; pitiable.
[1855–60]
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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"
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godforsaken

also Godforsaken
adjective
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Translations

godforsaken

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

[ˈgɒdfəˌseɪkn] adj (fam) (place) → dimenticato/a da Dio e dagli uomini, sperduto/a
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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 mighty armies have been relegated to the fringes where they plan, execute and command their armies against motley gangs of insurgents, rebels and belligerents in godforsaken tracts of land.
Nothing says style savvy and optimism in this godforsaken world like a vibrant pair of these.
"In two years' time when she is being rolled out to some godforsaken dark wet city in freezing conditions, I think she is going to wonder why she agreed to this," she said.
It's about the only social life we get in this godforsaken dump.' 'I may come.
But it remains a strategic outpost for access to the Mediterranean and the godforsaken places east of Cyprus and south of Sicily.
Nor did he take a trip across that broken road and Godforsaken landscape to visit the site of the Bon Secours home in Tuam.
"A pretty godforsaken place" - Muslim Tory Baroness Sayeeda Warsi's description of the current political scene.
We read about food banks every single day in this godforsaken country, so a bit of good news on the front page of the Daily Record would actually be a nice change.
"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'.