godforsaken
godforsaken god"for*sak`en, god-forsaken god"-for*sak`enadj. 1. deserted and unhospitable.

Syn: desert, desolate, waste, wild. [WordNet 1.5]

2. forlorn.

Syn: desolate, forlorn, lorn, sad. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • godforsaken — 1856, from GOD (Cf. God) + FORSAKEN (Cf. forsaken) …   Etymology dictionary

  • godforsaken — [adj] desolate abandoned, backward, deserted, dismal, distant, empty, forgotten, forlorn, gloomy, isolated, lonely, miserable, neglected, out of the way, remote, secluded, wicked; concepts 485,560 …   New thesaurus

  • godforsaken — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ lacking any merit or attraction …   English terms dictionary

  • Godforsaken — [gäb′fər sā΄kən] adj. [occas.g ] 1. depraved; wicked 2. desolate; forlorn …   English World dictionary

  • Godforsaken — Infobox Film name = Godforsaken caption = Film poster director = Pieter Kuijpers producer = Hanneke Niens Reinier Selen Anton Smit writer = Paul Jan Nelissen Pieter Kuijpers narrator = starring = Tygo Gernandt Angela Schijf Egbert Jan Weeber… …   Wikipedia

  • godforsaken — god|for|sak|en Godforsaken [ˈgɔdfəseıkən US ˈga:dfər ] adj [only before noun] a godforsaken place is far away from where people live and contains nothing interesting, attractive, or cheerful ▪ How can you stand living in this godforsaken town? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • godforsaken — adjective a godforsaken place is far away from where people live and contains nothing interesting, attractive, or cheerful: Do you really enjoy living in this godforsaken dump? …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • godforsaken — /god feuhr say keuhn, god feuhr say /, adj. (sometimes cap.) 1. desolate; remote; deserted: They live in some godforsaken place 40 miles from the nearest town. 2. wretched; neglected; pitiable. [1855 60; GOD + FORSAKEN] Syn. 1. bleak, dreary,… …   Universalium

  • godforsaken — adjective /ˈɡɑd.foʊrˌseɪk.ən,ˌɡɑd.fɚˈseɪk.ən/ Particularly awful; very bad; miserable; terrible. I wanted nothing more than to get out of that godforsaken place without delay …   Wiktionary

  • godforsaken — adj. Godforsaken is used with these nouns: ↑place …   Collocations dictionary

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