Definition of godforsaken in English:


Line breaks: god|for¦saken
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɒdfəseɪk(ə)n


Lacking any merit or attraction: what are you doing in this godforsaken place?
More example sentences
  • We may be in a godforsaken backwater, and this may be a tent, but it is my operations center, and I will have silence.
  • Though I am probably not much loved there, I shall curb my ire and allow the godforsaken alkali desert of California to become a state.
  • Nothing goes right for me anymore since I started reviewing this godforsaken Gobi desert of a record album, dammit.
wretched, miserable, dreary, dismal, depressing, grim, cheerless, bleak, desolate, joyless, gloomy, uninviting, discouraging, disheartening, unpromising, hopeless, dire;
deserted, abandoned, unfrequented, unvisited, neglected, solitary, lonely, isolated, forlorn, remote, in the back of beyond, backward
British informal grotty
literary drear

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