American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Located in a dismal or remote area.
- adj. Desolate; forlorn.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Seeming as if forsaken by God; hence, forlorn; desolate; miserable.
- Cast out or abandoned by God; supremely wicked; utterly reprobate: as, a God-forsaken community or band of pirates.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. deserted and unhospitable.
- adj. forlorn.
- adj. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate.
“When you think you are the best, why go to "godforsaken" countries where they hate you for being American, are cesspool, and you might get robbed?”
“Finding decent green peppers or decent anything else in the godforsaken little grocery store in Salton City was pretty much impossible.”
“And I have to say: How great is it to have such go-to comedy pros who keep sticking it out in the godforsaken Hollywood biz?”
“Debbie, her aunt, Yetta, and all the other forces of evil would not get away with what they had done to me and all the other fat girls in this godforsaken world.”
“He and a few risk-seeking partners convinced the Federal Housing Administration that it would be a grand idea to build several tracts of government-subsidized low-income housing way the hell out past nowhere, in a godforsaken swath of desert poetically named Hesperia.”
“How does anyone survive in this godforsaken place?”
“Actually, the real name is Shepherd's Pie, but we call it Schlepperd's Pie, as in Honey, I'm home from schlepping that herd of sheep back and forth over the same godforsaken mountain for the past 3 months.”
“Being transferred out of Dublin to man some godforsaken small-town station would be a fate worse than death for most guards.”
“The voice that boomed from the other end of the line was a bizarre blend of pomposity and brogue, such a voice as linguists might use to demonstrate the effect of advanced education on vocal chords trained to bellow messages from one godforsaken bog to another in the remotest west of Ireland.”
“Sometimes, though, when things got overly complex or—as here—required an unusual level of discretion, they had to work out of their own godforsaken offices on the fourth floor at Harcourt Square.”
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A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
words I find interesting or that stuck in my head or that I want to revisit at some point
Words that lend to the dark and dreary atmosphere of gothic literature.
Words heard in various REM songs that I enjoy and that I think are indicative of the band. Not too literally, of course.
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