godforsaken

play
adjective god·for·sak·en \-fər-ˌsā-kən\

Definition of godforsaken

  1. 1 :  remote, desolate

  2. 2 :  neglected and miserable in appearance or circumstances

Examples of godforsaken in a sentence

  1. Who would want to visit such a godforsaken place?

  2. <grew up in the kind of godforsaken town in which everyone drank in order to forget that they were there>

1860

First Known Use of godforsaken

1860


GODFORSAKEN Defined for English Language Learners

godforsaken

play
adjective god·for·sak·en \-fər-ˌsā-kən\

Definition of godforsaken for English Language Learners

  • of a place : not at all interesting or appealing and usually located far from interesting people and places


Learn More about godforsaken


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up godforsaken? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

very important or noticeable

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ