Definition of godforsaken in English:

godforsaken

adjective

  • Lacking any merit or attraction; dismal.

    ‘what are you doing in this godforsaken place?’
    • ‘My professor, from Pittsburgh, thought that I had just abandoned the character to the most godforsaken spot on Earth.’
    • ‘By the time I got home again I could afford to spend 55 minutes reinstalling my godforsaken operating system which was more or less all it took, I think.’
    • ‘This guy looks nice enough, and he'll probably make this godforsaken trip bearable.’
    • ‘You see, not only do these five godforsaken months of permanent darkness and sub-arctic temperatures mess with my mental stability, they also make me fat.’
    • ‘Pitcairn looks to be such a godforsaken and boring place - there isn't even a sandy beach, let alone a palm tree - it's hardly surprising they had to make their own fun.’
    • ‘I was like ‘Ok - not like I wanna be out in this godforsaken heat today anyway!’’
    • ‘He has that deeply-lined face, he's from one of the godforsaken states where they have ‘northers’.’
    • ‘But if you are an oilfield fitter in some godforsaken Siberian driller camp and your wages aren't being paid, owning a few hundred shares in the refinery is a bit of an abstract concept.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Next morning we strolled, unwashed, along the desolate shoreline of this godforsaken place called Na'ama Bay.’
    • ‘But stuck in their godforsaken corner of the world, none of them know what the hell is going on and the first shot after the credits shows a line of men on a craggy ridge holding up TV antennas to no avail.’
    • ‘While travelling through that godforsaken country in the hope of turning the fruit of my loins into something vaguely resembling a man, I was unable to shake an insatiable hunger for biltong.’
    • ‘As if this freezing bunker on this godforsaken heath, the 18-hour days, the crawling about in the mud and route marches weren't bad enough, he's brought his own weights with him.’
    • ‘Their excitability every time a Briton comes a pathetic eighth in some godforsaken sport suggests that urine samples should be taken at once - not from the competitors but from the presenters.’
    • ‘Lina, with her long black coat and trousers, stands like a villain in a spaghetti western in front of an unusually squalid shooting stall at some godforsaken Moscow amusement arcade.’
    • ‘Nothing goes right for me anymore since I started reviewing this godforsaken Gobi desert of a record album, dammit.’
    • ‘He's agreed to ‘sort something out’ so I'll be seeing him in a couple of weeks when he can get up to Manchester from whichever godforsaken part of the country he normally hides.’
    • ‘We spent more of our time playing table tennis in some godforsaken suburban basement than we did sightseeing in the centre of the capital, which seemed a completely wasted opportunity.’
    • ‘Even the tourist literature has a tough job convincing visitors that there is more to this godforsaken place than the world's most famous golf course.’
    wretched, miserable, dreary, dismal, depressing, grim, cheerless, bleak, desolate, joyless, gloomy, uninviting, discouraging, disheartening, unpromising, hopeless, dire
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Pronunciation

godforsaken

/ˈɡädfərˌsāk(ə)n//ˈɡɑdfərˌseɪk(ə)n/