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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
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