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god–awful

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adjective god–aw·ful \gäd-ˈȯ-fəl\

Definition of god–awful

  1. :  extremely unpleasant or disagreeable :  abominable <god–awful weather>



Origin and Etymology of god–awful

goddamned + awful


First Known Use: 1878


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