Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Located in a dismal or remote area.
  • adjective Desolate; forlorn.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective deserted and unhospitable.
  • adjective forlorn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Particularly awful; very bad; miserable; terrible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective located in a dismal or remote area; desolate

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Examples

  • 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?

    Matt Kepnes: Why Americans Don't Travel Overseas

  • 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.

    Roseanne Archy

  • How does anyone survive in this godforsaken place?

    Amaryllis in Blueberry

  • 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.

    Schlepperd's Pie

  • 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.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • 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.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Finding decent green peppers or decent anything else in the godforsaken little grocery store in Salton City was pretty much impossible.

    Fatal Error

  • 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.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • 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?

    Annie Potts on 'Two and a Half Men': Another reason to say no to rehab | EW.com

  • 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.

    Roseanne Archy

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