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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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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But it was godforsakenly not so lucky for the rest of the country.
In "Define Medical Terminology and Conditions Associated with Conception," she exploits the lingo of pregnancy: "sperm & egg," "fertilization," "zygote," "oogenesis," and "formation of a haploid ovum." But to describe the miracle of fertilization, that it should have happened to her, she uses appropriately ear--grabbing and startling language as she speculates that the actual moment of conception occurred during a chilly bike ride, "that godforsakenly cold and drizzly day / gravelly jerky mud--puddled rutted all-too-jolting ride / icy bike seat jutting my miracled mound...."
Woman with Mask is one of the cavalcade of nudes that Outerbridge created in the '30s, when he had set himself to mastering that genre and the carbro-color: process - a process godforsakenly painstaking and uncertain, demanding huge expense and 9 1/2 hours of darkroom excruciation per print.