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godforsakenness

Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being godforsaken.

Etymologies

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godforsaken +‎ -ness

Examples

  • And he answered without a moment's hesitation that Huddleston, Michigan, would satisfy my loftiest ideal of godforsakenness.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep!

  • Confessions, VII, 10.16: man, who is created in God’s likeness, falls in his godforsakenness into the “zone of dissimilarity” – into a remoteness from God, in which he no longer reflects him, and so has become dissimilar not only to God, but to himself, to what being human truly is.

    The singing of Psalms and the Divine Office

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